Generalized Search Trees for Database Systems

@inproceedings{Hellerstein1995GeneralizedST,
  title={Generalized Search Trees for Database Systems},
  author={Joseph M. Hellerstein and Jeffrey F. Naughton and Avi Pfeffer},
  booktitle={VLDB},
  year={1995}
}
This paper introduces the Generalized Search Tree (GiST), an index structure supporting an extensible set of queries and data types. The GiST allows new data types to be indexed in a manner supporting queries natural to the types; this is in contrast to previous work on tree extensibility which only supported the traditional set of equality and range predicates. In a single data structure, the GiST provides all the basic search tree logic required by a database system, thereby unifying… CONTINUE READING
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