A distributed transaction is a unit of work in which two or more network hosts are involved. Usually hosts provide transactional resources while the transaction manager is responsible for creating and managing a global transaction that encompasses all the operations. Distributed transactions must have all four ACID (atomicity, consistency, isolation, durability) properties, where atomicity guarantees all-or-nothing outcomes for the unit of work.
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