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  • Back to the Future with Relational NoSQL

    This article outlines some of the consistency issues NoSQL databases have with distributed transactions, showing how FaunaDB has solved the problems using the Calvin protocol and a virtual clock.

  • CAP Twelve Years Later: How the "Rules" Have Changed

    The CAP theorem asserts that any networked shared-data system can have only two of three desirable properties (Consistency, Availability and Partition Tolerance). In this IEEE article, author Eric Brewer discusses how designers can optimize consistency and availability by explicitly handling partitions, thereby achieving some trade-off of all three.

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