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Choosing a storage schema

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In using a general-purpose language such as PL/I, a data base management system such as IMS, or a special-purpose language such as SNOBOL, program designers must decide on strategies for storing their data. This paper contains a description of an algorithm for choosing suitable data linking methods from a class of available storage schemata. Emphasis is placed on specifying the types of parameters which are involved in this choice, such as the volatility of the data, the density of the keys, and the amount of storage available.

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Gotlieb, C.C., Tompa, F.W. Choosing a storage schema. Acta Informatica 3, 297–319 (1974). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00263586

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Keywords

  • Information System
  • Operating System
  • Data Structure
  • Communication Network
  • Information Theory