Transaction Processing in Broadcast Databases

Transaction Processing in Broadcast Databases

Wai Gen Yee (Illinois Institute of Technology, USA)
Copyright: © 2005 |Pages: 27
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-568-9.ch016
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Broadcasting is a popular way of disseminating data due to the scalability of its request performance with an increasing population, and its ability to “match” the unique characteristics of modern wireless communications. The necessary decoupling of the clients from the server in the broadcast architecture, however, complicates database-style transaction processing. In this chapter, we describe why broadcast transaction processing is complicated and offer solutions.

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