On-Line Transaction Processing


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On-Line Transaction Processing

(database)
(OLTP) The processing of transactions by computers in real time.

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"The OSDL DCL Working Group defined Linux capabilities and assigned priorities based on what companies need in Linux to support demanding, enterprise-class applications such as high-end on-line transaction processing (OLTP) and decision support," said Steve Geary, director of Linux Engineering at HP and chair of the DCL Working Group.
The third topic is the utility of external data and the fourth topic is a high-level system design including an outline of a Student Input Process (SIP) and the differences between On-Line Transaction Processing (OLTP) and On-Line Analytical Processing (OLAP) systems.
Among the new services being rolled out across its new network is an on-line transaction processing system called an "Electronic Interbanking System" aimed at speeding transactions between the bank's main processing center and 2,300 branches.
Just under 33 percent of the governments surveyed indicated that they use on-line transaction processing within the government.