OIT (Oldest Interesting Transaction)

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OIT (Oldest Interesting Transaction)

The Oldest Interesting Transaction (OIT) is the earliest transaction in the database, recorded by the versioning engine in the TIP (Transaction Inventory Page) with a status other than committed. Every transaction prior to that one represents an unbroken chain of insertions and updates into the database.

See also:
OAT
Oldest Interesting Transaction (OIT)