High Performance Parallel Database Processing and Grid Databases
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High Performance Parallel Database Processing and Grid Databases

By (author) David Taniar , By (author) Clement H. C. Leung , By (author) Wenny Rahayu , By (author) Sushant Goel

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The latest techniques and principles of parallel and grid database processing The growth in grid databases, coupled with the utility of parallel query processing, presents an important opportunity to understand and utilize high-performance parallel database processing within a major database management system (DBMS). This important new book provides readers with a fundamental understanding of parallelism in data-intensive applications, and demonstrates how to develop faster capabilities to support them. It presents a balanced treatment of the theoretical and practical aspects of high-performance databases to demonstrate how parallel query is executed in a DBMS, including concepts, algorithms, analytical models, and grid transactions. High-Performance Parallel Database Processing and Grid Databases serves as a valuable resource for researchers working in parallel databases and for practitioners interested in building a high-performance database. It is also a much-needed, self-contained textbook for database courses at the advanced undergraduate and graduate levels.

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  • Hardback | 554 pages
  • 154.94 x 236.22 x 30.48mm | 907.18g
  • 31 Oct 2008
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
  • Chicester
  • English
  • 0470107626
  • 9780470107621

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David Taniar, PhD, lectures in information technology at Monash University, Australia. Dr. Taniar has published extensively in the field of high- performance parallel databases and is the Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Data Warehousing and Mining. Clement H. C. Leung, PhD, is Foundation Chair in Computer Science at Victoria University, Australia. Dr. Leung previously held the Established Chair in Computer Science at the University of London. Wenny Rahayu, PhD, is Associate Professor at La Trobe University, Australia, and actively works in the areas of database design and implementation, covering object-relational databases and Web databases. Sushant Goel, PhD, is a software consultant and holds a PhD in computer systems engineering from RMIT University, Australia. His research interests are in grid transaction management and software development processes, such as agile computing.

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The latest techniques and principles of parallel and grid database processing The growth in grid databases, coupled with the utility of parallel query processing, presents an important opportunity to understand and utilize high-performance parallel database processing within a major database management system (DBMS). This important new book provides readers with a fundamental understanding of parallelism in data-intensive applications, and demonstrates how to develop faster capabilities to support them. It presents a balanced treatment of the theoretical and practical aspects of high-performance databases to demonstrate how parallel query is executed in a DBMS, including concepts, algorithms, analytical models, and grid transactions. "High-Performance Parallel Database Processing and Grid Databases" serves as a valuable resource for researchers working in parallel databases and for practitioners interested in building a high-performance database. It is also a much-needed, self-contained textbook for database courses at the advanced undergraduate and graduate levels.

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