MSDN Developer Guide for System.Transactions

The Visual Studio 2005 developer guide for System.Transactions is now available at,VS.80).aspx under MSDN Library\Visual Studio 2005\Product Documentation\Visual Studio\.Net Framework Programming in Visual Studio\Accessing Data\Transaction Processing.   It has three sections: Fundamentals, Writing a Transactional Application and Implementing a Resource Manager.   The System.Transactions namespace is defined at


Transactions made easy: System.Transactions

Currently in .Net Framework (v1.0 and v1.1) the support for transactions is offered by System.EnterpriseServices and by the System.Data.IDbTransaction, implemented by one of your favorite data provider (see for more details). Both models have some disadvantages (the first is forcing the inheritance from ServicedComponent and the later offers support only for “local” transactions in…