Principles of Transaction Processing

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cover of Principles of Transaction ProcessingPrinciples of Transaction Processing (The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Data Management Systems)

author: Philip A. Bernstein
Eric Newcomer
asin: 1558604154
binding: Paperback
list price: $75.95 USD
amazon price: $55.23 USD

This book is sort-of the readers digest version of the Jim Gray TP book and it borrows heavily from that book, but of course it covers only a sliver of Gray's work. That said, this is much more accessible and contains a very good description of idempotence and reliable messaging.