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Distributed Algorithms in NoSQL Databases

September 18, 2012


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


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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