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Transaction Shipping Approach for Mobile Distributed Real-Time Databases.

Conference: Database and Expert Systems Applications, 10th International Conference, DEXA '99, Florence, Italy, August 30 - September 3, 1999, Proceedings
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ABSTRACT Due to the unpredictability of mobile network, it is difficult to meet transaction deadlines in a mobile distributed real-time database system (MDRDTBS). We propose the idea of transaction shipping to reduce the overheads in processing a transaction over mobile network and in resolving priority inversion. We consider a distributed lock-based real-time protocol, the Distributed High Priority Two Phase Locking (DHP-2PL), to study the impacts of mobile network on real-time data access. A detailed model of a MDRTDBS has been developed, and a series of simulation experiments have been performed to evaluate the performance of our approach.

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