Don't settle for eventual consistency

Wyatt Lloyd, Michael J. Freedman, Michael Kaminsky, David G. Andersen

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GEO-REPLICATED STORAGE PROVIDES copies of the same data at multiple, geographically distinct locations. Facebook, for example, geo-replicates its data (profiles, friends lists, likes, and so on) to datacenters on the East and West coasts of the U.S. and in Europe. In each datacenter, a tier of separate Web servers accepts.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)61-68
Number of pages8
JournalCommunications of the ACM
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Computer Science


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