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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1813/7235
Title: Trading Consistency for Availability in Distributed Systems
Authors: Friedman, Roy
Birman, Ken
Keywords: computer science
technical report
Issue Date: Apr-1996
Publisher: Cornell University
Citation: http://techreports.library.cornell.edu:8081/Dienst/UI/1.0/Display/cul.cs/TR96-1579
Abstract: This paper shows that two important classes of actions, {\em non left commuting}\/ and {\em strongly non commuting}, cannot be executed by concurrent partitions in a system that provides serializable services. This result indicates that there is an inherent limitation to the ability of systems to provide services in a consistent manner during network partitions.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1813/7235
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