Transactions and Consistency in Distributed Database Systems

  title={Transactions and Consistency in Distributed Database Systems},
  author={Irving L. Traiger and Jim Gray and Cesare A. Galtieri and Bruce G. Lindsay},
  journal={ACM Trans. Database Syst.},
The concepts of transaction and of data consistency are defined for a distributed system. The cases of partitioned data, where fragments of a file are stored at multiple nodes, and replicated data, where a file is replicated at several nodes, are discussed. It is argued that the distribution and replication of data should be transparent to the programs… CONTINUE READING

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