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Automated Heuristic Using OTS/JTS Synchronization Interfaces

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000015846D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Jul-14
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-21

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is a computing program mechanism to facilitate the processing of heuristic transaction outcome. Background: A heuristic outcome occurs in transaction processing systems when a participant makes a unilateral decision regarding the transaction outcome of the activity without waiting for instruction from the coordinator. After a heuristic outcome, application or operator intervention is required to resolve inconsistencies by distributing the resultant outcome to the other systems participating in the transaction. An administrator on each system then takes the necessary corrective action steps: Participant takes unilateral decision regarding processing outcome