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Formal Development of Fault Tolerant Transactions for a replicated Database using Ordered Broadcasts

Yadav, Divakar and Butler, Michael (2007) Formal Development of Fault Tolerant Transactions for a replicated Database using Ordered Broadcasts At Methods, Models and Tools for Fault Tolerance (MeMoT 2007). , pp. 33-42.

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Abstract

Data replication across several sites improves fault tolerance as available sites can take over the load of failed sites. Data is usually accessed within a transactional framework. However, updating replicated data within a transactional framework is a complex affair due to failures and conflicting transactions. Group communication primitives have been proposed to support transactions in a asynchronous distributed system. In this paper we outline how a refinement based approach with Event B can be used for the development of a reliable replicated database system that ensure atomic commitment of update transactions using group communication primitives.

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Published date: 2007
Additional Information: Event Dates: July 3, 2007
Venue - Dates: Methods, Models and Tools for Fault Tolerance (MeMoT 2007), 2007-07-03
Keywords: Database, Transactions, Event B, Fault Tolerance
Organisations: Electronic & Software Systems

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Local EPrints ID: 264273
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/264273
PURE UUID: 20c000cd-9e0a-4d1a-840e-25118551217f
ORCID for Michael Butler: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-4642-5373

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Date deposited: 05 Jul 2007
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 07:37

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Author: Divakar Yadav
Author: Michael Butler ORCID iD

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