Schism: a Workload-Driven Approach to Database Replication and Partitioning

We present Schism, a novel workload-aware approach for database partitioning and replication designed to improve scalability of shared-nothing distributed databases. Because distributed transactions are expensive in OLTP settings (a fact we demonstrate through a series of experiments), our partition...

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Main Authors: Curino, Carlo, Jones, Evan Philip Charles, Zhang, Yang, Madden, Samuel R.
Other Authors: Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
Format: Article
Published: Very Large Data Base Endowment Inc. (VLDB Endowment) 2012
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