A more recent (and highly legible) paper is “High-Performance Concurrency Control Mechanisms for Main-Memory Databases.”
Thanks for the recommendation, here’s a link to the article (PDF).
This seems like a fairly old paper. Hasn’t there been much work since? Is there any particular reason why I would be interested in this particular paper?
(I have worked on optimistic methods for general concurrency which includes lock-free and wait-free code and STMs, but I am interested since this paper seems to specifically talk about database concurrency)