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OTS11 — transaction versus transaction context

  • Key: OTS11-13
  • Legacy Issue Number: 3362
  • Status: open  
  • Source: UBS ( Hans Kneubuehl)
  • Summary:

    The OTS spec makes a difference between transaction and transaction context:

    Roughly:
    transaction - an ACID unit of work
    transaction context - information about a transaction associated with a thread

    My understanding is that the OTS then also makes this distinction for
    propagation, and I think this is where we disagree:
    i) transaction propagation
    ii) transaction context propagation

    My understanding is that
    i) explicit and implicit transaction propagation refer to the application
    level: whether or not transactional behavior is specified in the operation
    signature
    ii) transaction context propagation refers to the ORB level

    Thus the application can choose how it wants to control whether the transaction
    is propagated. That's i). But once it is decided that a transaction has to be
    propagated, the question is by what mechanism at the ORB level. That's ii).

    Your understanding is that you can have only explicit or implicit and it refers
    to both levels, right?

  • Reported: OTS 1.0b1 — Fri, 25 Feb 2000 05:00 GMT
  • Updated: Fri, 6 Mar 2015 20:57 GMT