Mainframe Transaction Processing: Principles, Practices, and Paradigms (Hardcover)
"Mainframe Transaction Processing: Principles, Practices, and Paradigms" aims to provide readers a comprehensive guide to the world of mainframe transaction processing. The aim is to shed light on the crucial role that mainframes play in modern businesses and industries and to unravel the complexity of transaction processing systems.
The book is designed to be informative for a wide range of readers. It provides a fundamental understanding for beginners and simultaneously delves into advanced concepts for seasoned professionals seeking to enhance their knowledge.
The initial chapters introduce mainframes and transaction processing, offering historical context and an overview of their modern applications. Subsequent chapters provide a deeper dive into the operating systems, databases, and programming languages relevant to mainframe transaction processing.
An entire section is dedicated to the architecture and lifecycle of transaction processing, discussing the security considerations and performance optimization techniques. The book does not shy away from discussing the future of mainframes, addressing emerging trends and how they are likely to shape transaction processing systems.
One of the unique aspects of this book is its focus on practical application. Real-world case studies are included to demonstrate the power and potential of mainframe transaction processing. The aim is to go beyond theory, illustrating how mainframes are used in real-world scenarios, driving some of the world's largest and most successful organizations.
As you journey through this book, it is my hope that you will gain a comprehensive understanding of mainframe transaction processing. Whether you are a student, a professional, or a curious individual, I hope this book will deepen your understanding, spark your interest, and fuel your passion for the fascinating world of mainframes.