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Distributed Algorithms in NoSQL Databases

September 18, 2012

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Scalability is one of the main drivers of the NoSQL movement. As such, it encompasses distributed system coordination, failover, resource management and many other capabilities. It sounds like a big umbrella, and it is. Although it can hardly be said that NoSQL movement brought fundamentally new techniques into distributed data processing, it triggered an avalanche […]

Implementation of MVCC Transactions for Key-Value Stores

January 7, 2012

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ACID transactions are one of the most widely used software engineering techniques, a┬ácornerstone of ┬áthe relational databases, and an integral part of the enterprise middleware where transactions are often offered as the black-box primitives. Notwithstanding all these and many other cases, the old-fashion approach to transactions cannot be maintained in a variety of modern large […]

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