EFFECTS OF MOBILE ENVIRONMENT ON TRANSACTION MANAGEMENT: A REVIEW
|Fahmina Taranum1, Khaleel Ur Rahman Khan2, Maniza Hijab1
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The development of technology, coupled with availability of sophisticated computing devices facilitating anywhere, anytime access, have made mobile applications a very common feature. Mobile banking, mobile commerce being amongst them. Enforcement of data integrity and consistency, handling of concurrency, failure has become more magnified due to the environment being wireless and data being real time. Further issues of device mobility, bandwidth, latency, disconnections and resource constraints of the device itself cannot be ignored. Therefore transaction management and its related protocols gain significance. In this paper we make a comprehensive review of the effects of mobile environment on transaction management.