Architectural issues of database systems in advanced computer networks

  • Shojiro Nishio
  • Masahiko Tsukamoto
Session B-4. Novel Distributed Applications
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1274)


Recently, we can find three remarkable features in advanced computer networks. First is the development of client software systems based on the World-Wide Web (WWW). Second is the spatial extension of communication environments through wireless communication technologies, making mobile computing possible. Third is drastic increase of available bandwidth by high speed network technologies such as ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode) switching. In this paper, to facilitate the development of databases based on these three network software/hardware technologies, we discuss their architectural issues. They are the issue of three-tier database architecture based on WWW clients and network integration servers, the issue of database architecture for a mobile computing environment, and the issue of database migration techniques for ATM based networks.


Mobile Computing Service Proxy Transaction Processing Broadband Network Common Object Request Broker Architecture 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shojiro Nishio
    • 1
  • Masahiko Tsukamoto
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Information Systems EngineeringFaculty of Engineering, Osaka UniversitySuitaJapan

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