• 1. Introduction
  • 2. Comparison of conventional and nested transactions
  • 3. Basic concepts and fundamental rules of the tool kit approach
  • 4. Characteristics of transaction types
  • 5. Lock modes
  • 6. General rules of the tool kit approach
  • 7. Constraints/rules/triggers
  • 8. Brief overview of the structure of the tool kit
  • 9. A few comments on implementation issues
  • 10. Overview of related work
  • 11. Concluding remarks