Implementing Lazy Database Updates for an Object Database System.

Fabrizio Ferrandina, Thorsten Meyer, Roberto Zicari: Implementing Lazy Database Updates for an Object Database System. VLDB 1994: 261-272
  author    = {Fabrizio Ferrandina and
               Thorsten Meyer and
               Roberto Zicari},
  editor    = {Jorge B. Bocca and
               Matthias Jarke and
               Carlo Zaniolo},
  title     = {Implementing Lazy Database Updates for an Object Database System},
  booktitle = {VLDB'94, Proceedings of 20th International Conference on Very
               Large Data Bases, September 12-15, 1994, Santiago de Chile, Chile},
  publisher = {Morgan Kaufmann},
  year      = {1994},
  isbn      = {1-55860-153-8},
  pages     = {261-272},
  ee        = {db/conf/vldb/vldb94-261.html},
  crossref  = {DBLP:conf/vldb/94},
  bibsource = {DBLP,}


Current object database management systems support user-defined conversion functions to update the database once the schema has been modified. Two main strategies are possible when implementing such database conversion functions: immediate or lazy database updates. In this paper, we concentrate our attention to the definition of implementation strategies for conversion functions implemented as lazy database updates.

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Jorge B. Bocca, Matthias Jarke, Carlo Zaniolo (Eds.): VLDB'94, Proceedings of 20th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, September 12-15, 1994, Santiago de Chile, Chile. Morgan Kaufmann 1994, ISBN 1-55860-153-8
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