Feral Concurrency Control: An Empirical Investigation of Modern Application Integrity

@inproceedings{Bailis2015FeralCC,
  title={Feral Concurrency Control: An Empirical Investigation of Modern Application Integrity},
  author={Peter Bailis and Alan Fekete and Michael J. Franklin and Ali Ghodsi and Joseph M. Hellerstein and Ion Stoica},
  booktitle={SIGMOD Conference},
  year={2015}
}
The rise of data-intensive "Web 2.0" Internet services has led to a range of popular new programming frameworks that collectively embody the latest incarnation of the vision of Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) systems, albeit at unprecedented scale. In this work, we empirically investigate modern ORM-backed applications' use and disuse of database concurrency control mechanisms. Specifically, we focus our study on the common use of feral, or application-level, mechanisms for maintaining database… CONTINUE READING
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