A Comprehensive Study on GMU Protocol and Its Designing Impact in Cloud Computing

  • Ammlan GhoshEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Learning and Analytics in Intelligent Systems book series (LAIS, volume 12)


Efficient replication technique is the fundamental building block of highly available fault-tolerant cloud system. There are various replication policies that can be implemented in Cloud architecture. Recently proposed cloud application, Cloud-TM, is a data centric middleware platform that aims to reduce operational and administrative cost of cloud application. Cloud-TM integrates GMU (Genuine Multiversion update-serializability partial data replication protocol) in its designing space to support genuine partial replication policy. GMU protocol maintains a tradeoff between consistency and performance. Its consistency semantics guarantees the correctness even in a complex workload. However there are various challenging issues in GMU protocol that are required to be discusses to open up future research scope. In this paper author intervenes in the various aspect of GMU protocol and find its research scope those have notable designing impact in Cloud Data platform.


GMU protocol Partial data replication Non-blocking synchronization Distributed system Cloud computing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Siliguri Institute of TechnologySiliguriIndia

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