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This paper describes the parallel Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) currently being designed and built by the ESPRIT II EDS project. The system components include a high performance distributed store parallel machine consisting of up to 256 processing elements connected by a delta network, an operating system designed for the parallel system, and a RDBMS which exploits both inter and intra query parallelism. The paper examines a vertical slice through the system, showing how the RDBMS, operating system and hardware contribute to the efficient parallel execution of database queries.
Author(s): Watson P, Townsend P
Editor(s): America, P.
Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)
Publication status: Published
Conference Name: PRISMA Workshop on Parallel Database Systems
Year of Conference: 1991
ISSN: 0302-9743 (Print) 1611-3349 (Online)
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Series Title: Lecture Notes in Computer Science