Publication
SIGMOD 1978
Conference paper

Database machines

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Abstract

There is much to be said on the limitations of the conventional Von Neumann processors and the available hardware organizations for database applications. Through research and development, several recent efforts have Been in the investigation and development of new architectures and special prupose machines for supporting database applications. This panel aims to familiarize the attendants with 1) the motivations for works on data machines, 2} the objectives and characteristics of several categories of database machines, 3} the accomplishments made in this area of research and development, 4) the problems and current issues confronting the area, and 5] the impact of the current and future technologies on database management.

Date

31 May 1978

Publication

SIGMOD 1978