transaction processing system


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transaction processing system

[tran′sak·shən ′prä‚ses·iŋ ‚sis·təm]
(computer science)
A system which processes predefined transactions, one at a time, with direct, on-site entry of the transactions into a terminal, and which produces predefined outputs and maintains the necessary data base.
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To provide a repository of transaction processing system data that contains data from a longer span of time than can efficiently be held in a transaction processing system, and/or to be able to generate reports "as was" as of a previous point in time
Of particular importance here is acquiring a good working knowledge of the most prevalent systems presently being employed in most organizations: transaction processing systems (TPS), database management systems (DBMS), management information systems (MIS), decision support system (DSS), data warehouses, and electronic document management systems (EDMS).
BancTec's chairman and chief executive officer, states, "BancTec is a leading provider of document-based financial transaction processing systems.
BancTec is a leading worldwide provider of integrated financial transaction processing systems, application software and support services.
headquartered in Summit, develops and markets the UNIX System V operating system and other Open Systems software, including the TUXEDO Enterprise Transaction Processing System, Open Networking Platform(R) OSI technology, and the C++ Programming Language System, to the worldwide computer industry.
With the expanded 64-bit architecture, customers now benefit from enhanced price/performance and higher ROI through a unified real-time transaction processing system, without having to rely on redundant and costly legacy components.
The Summit Spectrum(R) system, the core of Summit's offerings, is a state-of-the art transaction processing system providing seamless front- and back-office functionality.
The company offers a portfolio of over 180 products and services for financial institutions, health plan administrators, insurers, lending institutions and trust services, including account and transaction processing systems, e-commerce transaction systems, back office systems, management information systems and operations support systems.
Kabira's software is designed to ensure critical business services are always available, and new services can be implemented more quickly at five times the performance and a fraction of the cost of traditional transaction processing systems.
Kabira ensures critical business services are always available, and new services can be implemented more quickly at 5 times the performance and a fraction of the cost of traditional transaction processing systems.
The broadening of client/server capabilities within IBM transaction processing systems will give customers greater flexibility in choosing the right computing platform to process and manage applications -- whether PC, workstation, midrange or mainframe.

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