Extreme Transaction Processing: Technologies to Watch


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Extreme transaction processing applications are characterized by exceptionally demanding requirements and complex, distributed architectures. Innovative enabling technologies are emerging, but most often are immature; some require users to accept a dramatic technology change.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • 1.0 What You Need to Know
    • 2.0 What Is XTP?
    • 3.0 Technology Requirements for XTP: Beyond TPMs and EASs
      • 3.1 Action Item
    • 4.0 Computing Appliances
      • 4.1 Potential Benefits
      • 4.2 Challenges to Mainstream Adoption
      • 4.3 Action Item
    • 5.0 Distributed Caching Platforms
      • 5.1 Potential Benefits
      • 5.2 Challenges to Mainstream Adoption
      • 5.3 Action Item
    • 6.0 Dynamic Resource Brokers
      • 6.1 Potential Benefits
      • 6.2 Challenges to Mainstream Adoption
      • 6.3 Action Item
    • 7.0 Event-Driven Application Platforms
      • 7.1 Potential Benefits
      • 7.2 Challenges to Mainstream Adoption
      • 7.3 Action Item
    • 8.0 Grid-Based Application Platforms
      • 8.1 Potential Benefits
      • 8.2 Challenges to Mainstream Adoption
      • 8.3 Action Item
    • 9.0 User Survival Strategies
  • Recommended Reading
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