MEMS based storage architecture for relational databases

@article{Yu2005MEMSBS,
  title={MEMS based storage architecture for relational databases},
  author={Hailing Yu and Divyakant Agrawal and Amr El Abbadi},
  journal={The VLDB Journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={16},
  pages={251-268}
}
Due to recent advances in semiconductor manufacturing, the gap between main memory and disks is constantly increasing. This leads to a significant performance bottleneck for Relational Database Management Systems. Recent advances in nanotechnology have led to the invention of MicroElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS) based storage technology to replace disks. In this paper, we exploit the physical characteristics of MEMS-based storage devices to develop a placement scheme for relational data that… CONTINUE READING

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