World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator

Article Id: WHEBN0004560563
Reproduction Date:

Title: Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: .NET Framework, Transaction processing, Gain Knowledge, Remote Differential Compression, Transactional NTFS
Collection: Transaction Processing, Windows Components
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator

The Distributed Transaction Coordinator (MSDTC) service is a component of modern versions of Microsoft Windows that is responsible for coordinating transactions that span multiple resource managers, such as databases, message queues, and file systems. MSDTC is included in Windows 2000 and later operating systems, and is also available for Windows NT 4.0.

MSDTC performs the transaction coordination role for components, usually with COM and .NET architectures. In MSDTC terminology, the director is called the transaction manager.

By default, the Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator (MSDTC) service is installed with Windows 2000. It cannot be uninstalled through Add/Remove Programs.

See also

External links

  • MS DTC Service TechNet Microsoft
  • Distributed Transaction Coordinator on the Microsoft Developer Network
  • New functionality in the Distributed Transaction Coordinator service in Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 and in Windows XP Service Pack 2
  • Florin Lazar's weblog; a Microsoft developer blog with extensive discussions on MSDTC and transaction processing

[1]; Mohsen Agsen is a Technical Fellow who formed the core transaction group, which designed and delivered the Distributed Transaction Coordinator (DTC)

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.