A Formal Characterization of Epsilon Serializability

  title={A Formal Characterization of Epsilon Serializability},
  author={Krithi Ramamritham and Calton Pu},
  journal={IEEE Trans. Knowl. Data Eng.},
Epsilon Serializability (ESR) is a generalization of classic serializability (SR). In this paper, we provide a precise characterization of ESR when queries that may view inconsistent data run concurrently with consistent update transactions. Our rst goal is to understand the behavior of queries in the presence of con icts and to show how ESR in fact is a generalization of SR. So, using the ACTA framework, we formally express the inter-transaction con icts that are recognized by ESR and through… CONTINUE READING


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