Monthly Archives: July 2009

Azure Storage, BASE and ACID

In a previous post I described the impact of the CAP theorem on data systems and the distinction between ACID and BASE semantics. In this post I will focus on the use of BASE semantics in Windows Azure Storage. PDC … Continue reading

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ACID + BASE

ACID When a group of related actions is performed on a data system there are several desirable properties: atomicity –  either all the actions succeed or none succeed. consistency – the system remains in a consistent state with regard to … Continue reading

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