An Introduction to Real-Time Data Management

  • Wolfram Wingerath
  • Norbert Ritter
  • Felix Gessert
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Computer Science book series (BRIEFSCOMPUTER)


In recent years, users have come to expect reactivity from their applications, i.e. they assume that changes made by other users are immediately reflected in the interfaces they are using. Examples are shared worksheets and websites targeting social interaction. These applications require the underlying data storage to publish new and updated information as soon as it is created: Data access is push-based. In contrast, traditional database management has been tailored towards pull-based data access where information is only made available as a direct response to a client request.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wolfram Wingerath
    • 1
  • Norbert Ritter
    • 2
  • Felix Gessert
    • 1
  1. 1.Baqend GmbHHamburgGermany
  2. 2.University of HamburgHamburgGermany

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