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Online Transaction & Online Analytical Processing

Compare and contrast online transaction processing with online analytical processing.

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Online transaction processing (OLTP) are database applications that are used to facilitate and manage transaction-related information which are used in the daily business operations. It is also known as operational processing. It allows real-time processing of retail processes, e-commerce and other time-sensitive data. With online transaction processing, many users perform transactions together that change real-time data. Individual users may request only few records but these requests are being made simultaneously. The main concerns of the OLTP are atomicity and concurrency (

Most industries use the OLTP for most of their data entry and retrieval transactions. Among these industries are banking, manufacturers, airlines, mail order and supermarkets. They ...