The Volcano Optimizer Generator: Extensibility and Efficient Search

  title={The Volcano Optimizer Generator: Extensibility and Efficient Search},
  author={Goetz Graefe and William J. McKenna},
Emerging database application domains demand not only new functionality but also high performance. To satisfy these two requirements, the Volcano project provides efficient, extensible tools for query and request processing, particularly for object-oriented and scientific database systems. One of these tools is a new optimizer generator. Data model, logical algebra, physical algebra, and optimization rules are translated by the optimizer generator into optimizer source code. Compared with our… CONTINUE READING
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