Distributed transaction management in the shared-disk cluster

In version 15.5 and later, Adaptive Server supports distributed transaction management (DTM) on its clustered architecture.

The clustered Adaptive Server:

Note: The Cluster Edition does not support the Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator (MSDTC) proprietary protocol.

In general, the user interface for distributed transactions is the same in the Adaptive Server clustered environment as in the nonclustered environment. Applications using DTM on a nonclustered Adaptive Server can use the same applications on the clustered Adaptive Server. See Using Adaptive Server Distributed Transaction Management Features.

Although the user interface for distributed transactions on the Cluster Edition is the same as that for nonclustered Adaptive Server, support for distributed transactions on the cluster must take into account the cluster-specific issues described in the Clusters Users Guide. For example: