The Distributed Information Search Component (Disco) and the World Wide Web

@inproceedings{Tomasic1997TheDI,
  title={The Distributed Information Search Component (Disco) and the World Wide Web},
  author={Anthony Tomasic and R{\'e}my Amouroux and Philippe Bonnet and Olga Kapitskaia and Hubert Naacke and Louiqa Raschid},
  booktitle={SIGMOD Conference},
  year={1997}
}
The Distributed Information Search COmponent (DISCO) is a prototype heterogeneous distributed database that accesses underlying data sources. The DISCO prototype currently focuses on three central research problems in the context of these systems. First, since the capabilities of each data source is different, transforming queries into subqueries on data source is difficult. We call this problem the weak data source problem. Second, since each data source performs operations in a generally… CONTINUE READING

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