transaction blog

transaction blog is the website and blog of Thomas Zimmermann. Topics are picotm, transactions, and low-level software development.
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Thomas Zimmermann • Jul 7, 2017 • 8 min read

Types of Transactional Operations

This is a series of blog posts to build a transaction manager in C. In this installment, we’re going to take a closer look at the different types of functions that exist and what we have to do to handle them in a transaction. We’ve already implemented support for several interfaces from the C Standard Library in our transaction manager. We’re now going to sort and formalize this a bit.  Read →

Thomas Zimmermann • Jun 30, 2017 • 8 min read

Everything About errno; plus Transactions

This is a series of blog posts to build a transaction manager in C. In this entry, we’r going to take a look at errno and how it works behind the scenes. Afterwards we’re going to add support for errno to our transaction manager simpletm.  Read →

Thomas Zimmermann • Jun 23, 2017 • 10 min read

Transactional malloc() and free()

This is a series of blog posts to build a transaction manager in C. In this installment we’re going to implement support for malloc() and free(). With these functions we can allocate and free blocks of memory, and automatically garbage-collect allocated blocks if an error or conflict occures during the transaction.  Read →