Bulletin of the Technical Committee on


December 1998 Vol. 21 No. 4   IEEE Computer Society


Letter from the Editor-in-Chief   David Lomet 1

Special Issue on Data Replication

Letter from the Special Issue Editor   Divyakant Agrawal and Amr El Abbadi 2
Quorum Systems in Replicated Databases: Science or Fiction?   Avishai Wool 3
The Case for Non-transparent Replication: Examples from Bayou    
    Douglas Terry, Karin Peteresn, Mike J. Spreitzer, and Marvin M. Theimer 12
Issues in Web Content Replication   Michael Rabinovich 21
Consensus-Based Management of Distributed and Replicated Data   Michel Raynal 30
Replication Strategies for High Availability and Disaster Recovery   Robert Breton 38

Announcements and Notices

ICDE'2000 Data Engineering Conference   44
1999 User Interfaces to Data Intensive Systems   backcover