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    • Archiving the Relaxed Consistency Web 

      Xie, Zhiwu; Van de Sompel, Herbert; Liu, Jinyang; van Reenen, Johann; Jordan, Ramiro (ACM, 2013)
      The historical, cultural, and intellectual importance of archiving the web has been widely recognized. Today, all countries with high Internet penetration rate have established high-profile archiving initiatives to crawl ...
    • Improving scalability by self-archiving 

      Xie, Zhiwu; Liu, Jinyang; Van de Sompel, Herbert; van Reenen, Johann; Jordan, Ramiro (ACM, 2011-06-13)
      The newer generation of web browsers supports the client-side database, making it possible to run the full web application stacks entirely in the web clients. Still, the server side database is indispensable as the central ...
    • Poor Man's Social Network: Consistently Trade Freshness For Scalability 

      Xie, Zhiwu; Liu, Jinyang; Van de Sompel, Herbert; van Reenen, Johann; Jordan, Ramiro (USENIX Association, 2012-06)
      Typical social networking functionalities such as feed following are known to be hard to scale. Different from the popular approach that sacrifices consistency for scalability, in this paper we describe, implement, and ...
    • Web Archiving Inconsistency: A Research Agenda 

      Xie, Zhiwu; Van de Sompel, Herbert; Liu, Jinyang; van Reenen, Johann; Jordan, Ramiro (IEEE Technical Committee on Digital Libraries, 2015-10)
      Scaling web applications usually boils down to a tradeoff between consistency and latency. Very large web operations typically favor low latency, hence purposefully sacrifice strict consistency in the sense of serializability. ...