Context-Based Prefetch for Implementing Objects on Relations

@article{Bernstein1999ContextBasedPF,
  title={Context-Based Prefetch for Implementing Objects on Relations},
  author={Philip A. Bernstein and Shankar Pal and David Shutt},
  journal={ACM SIGMOD Digital Review},
  year={1999},
  volume={2}
}
When implementing persistent objects on a relational database, a major performance issue is prefetching data to minimize the number of roundtrips to the database. This is especially hard with navigational applications, since future accesses are unpredictable. We propose using the context in which an object is loaded as a predictor of future accesses, where… CONTINUE READING