A New Approach to Replication of XML Data

  • Flávio R. C. Sousa
  • Heraldo J. A. Carneiro Filho
  • Javam C. Machado
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4653)


XML has become a widely used standard for data exchange in several application domains. In order to manage data in this format, Native XML Databases (NXDBs) are being proposed and implemented. Even though, currently there are a number of available NXDBs, few of them provide replication mechanisms. This paper presents RepliX, a mechanism for replication of XML data based on group communication. With the purpose of validating RepliX, experiments were conducted to measure its performance.


Native XML Databases Replication Group Communication 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Flávio R. C. Sousa
    • 1
  • Heraldo J. A. Carneiro Filho
    • 1
  • Javam C. Machado
    • 1
  1. 1.GRoup of computer networks, software Engineering and systems (GREat), Federal University of Ceara, FortalezaBrazil

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