debido a que los sistemas transaccionales modernos cumplen con las propiedades ACID.
Una de ellas es la atomicidad, que garantiza que las transacciones sean completas.
Esto en SAP se realiza mediante LUW
A “LUW” ( logical unit of work ) is the span of time during which any database updates must be performed . Either they are all performed ( committed ) , or they are all thrown away ( rolled back ).
LUW ( or “database LUW” or “database transaction” )
This is the set of updates terminated by a database commit. A LUW lasts, at most, from one screen change to the next ( because the SAP system triggers database commits automatically at every screen change ).
LUWs help to guarantee database integrity. When an LUW has been successfully concluded, the database is once again in a correct state. If, however, an error occurs within an LUW, all database changes made since the beginning of the LUW are canceled and the database is then in the same state as before the LUW started.
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