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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.
Susan B. Davidson, Hector Garcia-Molina, and Dale Skeen, "Consistency in a Partitioned Network: A Survey", . January 1984.
Date Posted: 27 September 2007