COM 1317 Transaction Processing Systems - Spring 2001 - Reviewing for the Final Exam

Professor Futrelle -- College of Computer Science, Northeastern U., Boston, MA

(Version of 5/29/2001)

Major Points

The Final Exam will emphasize the material in Chapter 25 on durability (handling page and log flushing efficiently) and in Chapter 26 on the basics of atomic transactions (distributed commitment protocols) in distributed systems. In addition, there will be some questions on the material covered on earlier tests. These latter questions will be graded separately in an effort to see if students who had problems with the earlier material have now finally learned it.

Here are the detailed answers to the Midterm.

Here are the additional topics you'll need to know for the Final Exam

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