Safely and Efficiently Updating References During On-line Reorganization.

Chendong Zou, Betty Salzberg: Safely and Efficiently Updating References During On-line Reorganization. VLDB 1998: 512-522
  author    = {Chendong Zou and
               Betty Salzberg},
  editor    = {Ashish Gupta and
               Oded Shmueli and
               Jennifer Widom},
  title     = {Safely and Efficiently Updating References During On-line Reorganization},
  booktitle = {VLDB'98, Proceedings of 24rd International Conference on Very
               Large Data Bases, August 24-27, 1998, New York City, New York,
  publisher = {Morgan Kaufmann},
  year      = {1998},
  isbn      = {1-55860-566-5},
  pages     = {512-522},
  ee        = {db/conf/vldb/ZouS98.html},
  crossref  = {DBLP:conf/vldb/98},
  bibsource = {DBLP,}


With today's demands for continuous availability of mission-critical databases, on-line reorganization is a necessity. In this paper we present a new on-line reorganization algorithm which defers secondary index updates and piggybacks them with user transactions. In addition to the significant reduction of the total I/O cost, the algorithm also assures that almost all the database is available all of the timeand that the reorganization is interruptible and restartable. We believe that the technique presented in this paper could be used for improving normal database update performance as well.

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Ashish Gupta, Oded Shmueli, Jennifer Widom (Eds.): VLDB'98, Proceedings of 24rd International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, August 24-27, 1998, New York City, New York, USA. Morgan Kaufmann 1998, ISBN 1-55860-566-5
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  2. Mohana Krishna Lakhamraju, Rajeev Rastogi, S. Seshadri, S. Sudarshan: On-line Reorganization in Object Databases. SIGMOD Conference 2000: 58-69
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