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Author Stonebraker, Michael ♦ Held, Gerald
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Keyword Static directory ♦ Index sequential access method ♦ B-trees ♦ Dynamic directory ♦ Directory
Abstract The B-tree and its variants have, with increasing frequency, been proposed as a basic storage structure for multiuser database applications. Here, three potential problems which must be dealt with in such a structure that do not arise in more traditional static directory structures are indicated. One problem is a possible performance penalty.
Description Affiliation: Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (Stonebraker, Michael) || Tandem Computers Inc., Capertino, CA (Held, Gerald)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-08-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Communications of the ACM (CACM)
Volume Number 21
Issue Number 2
Page Count 5
Starting Page 139
Ending Page 143


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Source: ACM Digital Library