DCaaS: Data Consistency as a Service for Managing Data Uncertainty on the Clouds

Provided by: Middle East Technical University
Topic: Cloud
Format: PDF
Ensuring data correctness over partitioned distributed database systems is a classical problem. Classical solutions proposed to solve this problem are mainly adopting locking or blocking techniques. These techniques are not suitable for cloud environments as they produce terrible response times; due to the long latency and faultiness of wide area network connections among cloud datacenters. One way to improve performance is to restrict access of users-bases to specific datacenters and avoid data sharing between datacenters. However, conflicts might appear when data is replicated between datacenters; nevertheless change propagation timeliness is not guaranteed. Such problems created data uncertainty on cloud environments.

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