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Abstract

We investigate transaction commit in Mobile Database Systems (MDS) and develop a commitment protocol based on “timeout” approach. Timeout approach is universally used to reach a decision as a last option in all message oriented systems. With this approach we have minimized the use of wireless message cost in commiting transactions.

Keywords

Wireless Channel Distribute Database System Mobile Transaction Commitment Protocol Multidatabase System 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vijay Kumar
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  1. 1.Computer Science TelecommunicationsUniversity of Missouri-Kansas CityKansas CityUSA

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