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Impliance: A Next Generation Information Management Appliance

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Impliance: A Next Generation Information Management Appliance
Though database technology has been remarkably successful in building a large market and adapting to the changes of the last three decades, its impact on the broader market of information management is surprisingly limited. If we were to design an information management system from scratch, based upon today’s requirements and hardware capabilities, would it look anything like today’s database systems? In this paper, we introduce Impliance, a next-generation information management system consisting of hardware and software components integrated to form an easy-to-administer appliance that can store, retrieve, and analyze all types of structured, semi-structured, and unstructured information. We first summarize the trends that will shape information management for the foreseeable future. Those trends imply three major requirements for Impliance: (1) to be able to store, manage, and uniformly query and transform all data, not just structured records; (2) to be able to scale out as th...
Bishwaranjan Bhattacharjee, Joseph S. Glider, Rich
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Type Conference
Year 2007
Where CIDR
Authors Bishwaranjan Bhattacharjee, Joseph S. Glider, Richard A. Golding, Guy M. Lohman, Volker Markl, Hamid Pirahesh, Jun Rao, Robert M. Rees, Garret Swart
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