A Dependancy, Commitment and Recovery Model for Atomic Actions

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Author(s)Shrivastava SK
Publication type Report
Series TitleComputing Laboratory Technical Report Series
Year1982
Date1982
Report Number178
Pages8
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Some ideas on the construction of user applications as atomic actions are developed. Atomic actions that last a long time pose several problems if 'conventional' ideas on concurrency control and recovery are applied. What is required is some means of delaying commitment without sacrificing performance. A model is proposed in which it is possible for an action to release and process as yet uncommitable objects. The impact of this on recovery is also discussed.
InstitutionComputing Laboratory, University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Place PublishedNewcastle upon Tyne
URLhttp://www.cs.ncl.ac.uk/publications/trs/papers/178.pdf
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