Technical Reports (CIS)

Document Type

Technical Report

Date of this Version

January 1984


University of Pennsylvania Department of Computer and Information Science Technical Report No. MS-CIS-84-04.


Recently, several strategies for transaction processing in partitioned distributed database systems with replicated data have been proposed. We survey these strategies in light of the competing goals of maintaining correctness and achieving high availability. Extensions and combinations are then discussed, and guidelines for the selection of a strategy for a particular application are presented.



Date Posted: 27 September 2007