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Intelligent storage devices for scalable information systems.

Kukla, Robert and Kerridge, Jon (1997) Intelligent storage devices for scalable information systems. Future Generation Computer Systems, 12 (5). pp. 335-344. ISSN 0167 739X

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For most large commercial organisations the ability to store and manipulate massive volumes of data is a key operational requirement. Database systems are fundamental to the efficient provision of a range of business tasks from on-line transaction processing, decision support and enterprise information systems. High performance multiprocessor database servers open up new possibilities for the realisation of these commercial requirements. If these opportunities are to be realised intelligent storage devices will be required to provide a uniform interface regardless of implementation and which also directly supports the basic need of scalability. In this paper we explore some of the issues for such a device.

Item Type: Article
Print ISSN: 0167 739X
Electronic ISSN: 1872 7115
Uncontrolled Keywords: storage devices; scalable information management systems; database applications;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 005 Computer programming, programs & data
Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Item ID: 3930
Depositing User: Computing Research
Date Deposited: 26 Jan 2011 15:24
Last Modified: 09 Oct 2013 11:47
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3930

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