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A Reservation-based Extended Transaction Protocol for Coordination of Web Services

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A Reservation-based Extended Transaction Protocol for Coordination of Web Services
: Web Services can be used to automate business activities that span multiple enterprises over the Internet. Such business activities require a coordination protocol to reach consistent results among the participants in the business activity. In the current state-of-the-art, either classical distributed transactions or extended transactions with compensating transactions are used. However, classical distributed transactions lock data in the databases of different enterprises for unacceptable durations or involve repeated retries, and compensating transactions can lead to inconsistencies in the databases of the different enterprises. In this paper, we describe a novel Reservation Protocol that can be used to coordinate the tasks of a business activity. Instead of resorting to compensating transactions, the Reservation Protocol employs an explicit reservation phase and an explicit confirmation/cancellation phase. We show how our Reservation Protocol maps to the Web Services Coordination ...
Wenbing Zhao, Firat Kart, Louise E. Moser, P. M. M
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Type Journal
Year 2008
Where JWSR
Authors Wenbing Zhao, Firat Kart, Louise E. Moser, P. M. Melliar-Smith
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