Deuteronomy: Transaction support for cloud data

Justin J. Levandoski, David Lomet, Mohamed F. Mokbel, Kevin Keliang Zhao

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Abstract

The Deuteronomy system supports efficient and scalable ACID transactions in the cloud by decomposing functions of a database storage engine kernel into: (a) a transactional component (TC) that manages transactions and their "logical" concurrency control and undo/redo recovery, but knows nothing about physical data location and (b) a data component (DC) that maintains a data cache and uses access methods to support a record-oriented interface with atomic operations, but knows nothing about transactions. The Deuteronomy TC can be applied to data anywhere (in the cloud, local, etc.) with a variety of deployments for both the TC and DC. In this paper, we describe the architecture of our TC, and the considerations that led to it. Preliminary experiments using an adapted TPC-W workload show good performance supporting ACID transactions for a wide range of DC latencies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages123-133
Number of pages11
Publication statusPublished - 11 Oct 2011
Event5th Biennial Conference on Innovative Data Systems Research, CIDR 2011 - Asilomar, CA, United States
Duration: 9 Jan 201112 Jan 2011

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Other5th Biennial Conference on Innovative Data Systems Research, CIDR 2011
CountryUnited States
CityAsilomar, CA
Period9/1/1112/1/11

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Information Systems
  • Information Systems and Management

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Levandoski, J. J., Lomet, D., Mokbel, M. F., & Zhao, K. K. (2011). Deuteronomy: Transaction support for cloud data. 123-133. Paper presented at 5th Biennial Conference on Innovative Data Systems Research, CIDR 2011, Asilomar, CA, United States.