From OLTP to Cloud TP: The Third Era of Transaction Processing Aims to the Cloud



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Cloud TP design principles, architectures and technologies are incorporated in the most advanced cloud application platforms to support business-critical, global-class requirements. Users will often not use cloud TP design and technologies directly, except for the most demanding projects.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Three Eras of TP
      • The Early Days: OLTP
      • The Internet Era: DTP and the Web
      • The Present and the Future: XTP and Cloud TP
    • What Is Cloud TP, and Why Is It Important for Users?
    • The Challenges of Cloud TP
    • Why Cloud TP Is Different From Classic (and Web) TP
    • Application Platform Requirements for Cloud TP-Style Applications
    • Industry Impact of Cloud TP
  • Recommended Reading
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