of ASPLOS-VIII ( October 1998 ) Performance of Database Workloads on Shared-Memory Systems with Out-of-Order Processors

Database applications such as online transaction processing (OLTP) and decision support systems (DSS) constitute the largest and fastest-growing segment of the market for multiprocessor servers. However, most current system designs have been optimized to perform well on scientific and engineering workloads. Given the radically different behavior of database… CONTINUE READING