BRRL: A Recovery Library for Main-Memory Applications in the Cloud

Provided by: Association for Computing Machinery
Topic: Cloud
Format: PDF
In this paper, the authors present BRRL, a library for making distributed main-memory applications fault tolerant. BRRL is optimized for cloud applications with frequent points of consistency that use data-parallelism to avoid complex concurrency control mechanisms. BRRL differs from existing recovery libraries by providing a simple table abstraction and using schema information to optimize checkpointing. They will demonstrate the utility of BRRL using a distributed transaction processing system and a platform for scientific behavioral simulations.

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