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Consistency model

In a distributed system such as a distributed shared memory system or a distributed data store such as a database, filesystem, or web caching system, there are a number of possible data consistency models. System supports a given model if operations on memory follow specific rules. Essentially it's a deal between programmer and system, when system guarantees, that if programmer will follow some rules, memory will be consistent and results of the memory operations will be predictable.

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