Transaction Per Second
Definition - What does Transaction Per Second mean?
Transaction per second is a computer software and hardware measurement that represents the number of transactions completed in one second by an information system (IS).
Techopedia explains Transaction Per Second
An IS that manipulates business transaction data must have a reliable metric to measure and quantify performance. The transaction per second measurement is used to calculate the performance of systems that handle routine transactions and record-keeping.
The transaction per second measurement is used by varied organizational departments, including sales, payroll, inventory, shipping and personnel management.