Using distributed consistent branching for efficient reconciliation of mobile workspaces

Felix Hupfeld, Minor Gordon
2006 2006 International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing  
Optimistic replication allows mobile workspaces to remain accessible during interrupted network access, but require consecutive handling of any conflicts. When conflict handling requires manual intervention by the user, the system must not require that conflicts are resolved immediatley after their detection. We present a log-based algorithm for reconciling changes to replicated data that supports deferred manual conflict resolution, while sharing the favorable scalability properties of
more » ... d approaches of small storage and communication overhead. Simulation results validate our design and show that it compares favorably in the relevant metrics with version vectorbased designs.
doi:10.1109/colcom.2006.361837 dblp:conf/colcom/HupfeldG06a fatcat:4ejcvkli2vfynbnp6tv3wm2r44