Query Processing in Main Memory Database Management Systems

  title={Query Processing in Main Memory Database Management Systems},
  author={Tobin J. Lehman and Michael J. Carey},
  booktitle={SIGMOD Conference},
Most previous work in the area of main memory database systems has focused on the problem of developing query processing techniques that work well with a very large buffer pool. In this paper, we address query processing issues for memory resident relational databases, an environment with a very different set of costs and priorities. We present an architecture for a main memory DBMS, discussing the ways in which a memory resident database differs from a disk-based database. We then address the… CONTINUE READING


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