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FERRY: database-supported program execution

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FERRY: database-supported program execution
We demonstrate the language Ferry and its editing, compilation, and execution environment FerryDeck. Ferry's type system and operations match those of scripting or programming languages; its compiler has been designed to emit (bundles of) compliant and efficient SQL:1999 statements. Ferry acts as glue that permits a programming style in which developers access database tables using their programming language's own syntax and idioms--the Ferryexpressible fragments of such programs may be executed by a relational database back-end, i.e., close to the data. The demonstrator FerryDeck implements compile-and-executeas-you-type interactivity for Ferry and offers a variety of (graphical) hooks to explore and inspect this approach to database-supported program execution. Categories and Subject Descriptors: H.2.3 [Database Management]: Languages--Query Languages, Database (persistent) programming languages General Terms: Languages, Performance
Torsten Grust, Manuel Mayr, Jan Rittinger, Tom Sch
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Type Conference
Year 2009
Where SIGMOD
Authors Torsten Grust, Manuel Mayr, Jan Rittinger, Tom Schreiber
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