Database Systems of the 90s: International Symposium, Müggelsee, Berlin, FRG, November 5-7, 1990, Proceedings

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Albrecht Blaser
Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Oct 26, 1990 - Computers - 335 pages
This volume contains 14 survey articles by reputed database researchers. They give an account of the state of the art, present research highlights and offer an outlook into the '90s regarding the most likely evolution of database technology-research, ad-tech, products and applications. The volume is structured into the following parts: - The evolution of database technology and its impact on enterprise information systems (keynote paper); - Demands on database systems in the '90s (office, engineering, science, multimedia, standardization); - User aspects (application programmers, ad hoc query users); - Database system and architecture concepts for novel applications (data models, object orientation, deductive DBMS, extensibility, data replication); - System and implementation aspects (performance and reliability, distributed and cooperative DBMS, hardware impact). The volume may serve as an orientation for all those who are interested in database systems and their impact on computer applications.

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Contents

Keynote Paper
1
System and Implementation Aspects
5
Driving Forces and Directions
15
Management of Multimedia Complex Objects in the 90s
34
Past Present and Future
55
User Aspects
81
Human Factors of Database Systems
115
Database System and Architecture Concepts for Novel Applications
135
Extensibility in the Starburst Experimental Database System
217
The Impact of Hardware on Database Systems
316
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