redbookcover.gif (13955 bytes) Readings in Database Systems, 3rd Edition

Stonebraker & Hellerstein, eds.

Motivation

Atomicity:

Transactions may abort (“Rollback”).

Durability:

What if DBMS stops running? (Causes?)

crash!

Desired Behavior after system restarts:
T1, T2 & T3 should be durable.
T4 & T5 should be aborted (effects not seen).

T1
T2
T3
T4
T5

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1998, Joseph M. Hellerstein.  Last modified 08/17/98.
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