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DAMON
2008
Springer
8 years 11 months ago
Avoiding version redundancy for high performance reads in temporal databases
A major performance bottleneck for database systems is the memory hierarchy. The performance of the memory hierarchy is directly related to how the content of disk pages maps to t...
Khaled Jouini, Geneviève Jomier
DAMON
2008
Springer
8 years 11 months ago
Critical sections: re-emerging scalability concerns for database storage engines
Critical sections in database storage engines impact performance and scalability more as the number of hardware contexts per chip continues to grow exponentially. With enough thre...
Ryan Johnson, Ippokratis Pandis, Anastasia Ailamak...
DAMON
2008
Springer
8 years 11 months ago
Fast scans and joins using flash drives
As access times to main memory and disks continue to diverge, faster non-volatile storage technologies become more attractive for speeding up data analysis applications. NAND flas...
Mehul A. Shah, Stavros Harizopoulos, Janet L. Wien...
DAMON
2008
Springer
8 years 11 months ago
CAM conscious integrated answering of frequent elements and top-k queries over data streams
Frequent elements and top-k queries constitute an important class of queries for data stream analysis applications. Certain applications require answers for both frequent elements...
Sudipto Das, Divyakant Agrawal, Amr El Abbadi
DAMON
2008
Springer
8 years 11 months ago
DSM vs. NSM: CPU performance tradeoffs in block-oriented query processing
Comparisons between the merits of row-wise storage (NSM) and columnar storage (DSM) are typically made with respect to the persistent storage layer of database systems. In this pa...
Marcin Zukowski, Niels Nes, Peter A. Boncz
DAMON
2008
Springer
8 years 11 months ago
Modeling the performance of algorithms on flash memory devices
NAND flash memory is fast becoming popular as a component of large scale storage devices. For workloads requiring many random I/Os, flash devices can provide two orders of magnitu...
Kenneth A. Ross
DAMON
2008
Springer
8 years 11 months ago
Data partitioning on chip multiprocessors
Partitioning is a key database task. In this paper we explore partitioning performance on a chip multiprocessor (CMP) that provides a relatively high degree of on-chip thread-leve...
John Cieslewicz, Kenneth A. Ross
CAI
2007
Springer
8 years 11 months ago
Recognizable Picture Languages and Polyominoes
Giusi Castiglione, Roberto Vaglica
DAMON
2006
Springer
8 years 11 months ago
B-tree indexes, interpolation search, and skew
Recent performance improvements in storage hardware have benefited bandwidth much more than latency. Among other implications, this trend favors large B-tree pages. Recent perform...
Goetz Graefe
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