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Spanner's Concurrency Control

Dahlia Malkhi and Jean-Phillipe Martin


The Spanner project reports that one can build practical large-scale systems that combine strong semantics with geo-distribution. In this review manuscript, we provide insight on how Spanner’s concurrency control provides both read-only transactions which avoid locking data, and strong consistency.


Publication typeArticle
Published inACM SIGACT News, Distributed Coomputing Column 51
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