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Atomic Transactions : In Concurrent and Distributed Systems - Nancy A. Lynch

Atomic Transactions

In Concurrent and Distributed Systems

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Published: 1st August 1993
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This book develops a theory for transactions that provides practical solutions for system developers, focusing on the interface between the user and the database that executes transactions. Atomic transactions are a useful abstraction for programming concurrent and distributed data processing systems. Presents many important algorithms which provide maximum concurrency for transaction processing without sacrificing data integrity. The authors include a well-developed data processing case study to help readers understand transaction processing algorithms more clearly. The book offers conceptual tools for the design of new algorithms, and for devising variations on the familiar algorithms presented in the discussions. Whether your background is in the development of practical systems or formal methods, this book will offer you a new way to view distributed systems.</p>

Introduction
An Automation Model
Serial Systems and Correctness
Special Classes of Serial Systems
The Atomicity Theorem
Locking Algorithms
Timestamp Algorithms
Hybrid Algorithms
Relationship to the Classical Theory
Optimistic Algorithms
Orphan Management Algorithms
Replication A Mathematical Concepts
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ISBN: 9781558601048
ISBN-10: 155860104X
Series: Morgan Kaufmann Series in Data Management Systems
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 476
Published: 1st August 1993
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.57 x 18.77  x 3.35
Weight (kg): 1.05