Providing Database as a Service

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Providing Database as a Service
In this paper, we explore a new paradigm for data management in which a third party service provider hosts "database as a service" providing its customers seamless mechanisms to create, store, and access their databases at the host site. Such a model alleviates the need for organizations to purchase expensive hardware and software, deal with software upgrades, and hire professionals for administrative and maintenance tasks which are taken over by the service provider. We have developed and deployed a database service on the Internet, called NetDB2, which is in constant use. In a sense, data management model supported by NetDB2 provides an effective mechanism for organizations to purchase data management as a service, thereby freeing them to concentrate on their core businesses. Among the primary challenges introduced by "database as a service" are additional overhead of remote access to data, an infrastructure to guarantee data privacy, and user interface design fo...
Balakrishna R. Iyer, Hakan Hacigümüs, Sh
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Type Conference
Year 2002
Where ICDE
Authors Balakrishna R. Iyer, Hakan Hacigümüs, Sharad Mehrotra
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