|Introduction to Transaction Processing Systems
|3 - credits
Discusses transaction processing systems. Topics covered include: models of transactions, including nested transactions and workflows; architectures of transaction processing systems, including client-server, two-tiered and three-tiered architectures; concurrency controls for conventional and relational databases including two-phase locking and the SQL isolation levels; logging and recovery; distributed transactions including the two-phase commit protocol; replication; Internet commerce, including encryption, the SSL and SET protocols, goods atomicity and electronic cash.
|Major Topics Covered in Course