Database Architectures: Current Trends and their Relationships to Requirements of Practice

  • Jaroslav Pokorný
Conference paper

Due to changes in the world of data, new demands on databases appear and consequently questions, where the databases field is and where it should be going. Abiteboul et al. [1] emphasize two main driving forces in database area: Internet and particular sciences, as the physics, biology, medicine, and engineering. These sciences produce large and complex data sets that require more advanced database support than current commercial systems provide. For example, BaBar database, containing nuclear data and considered as the biggest in the world, had more than 895 terabytes data stored in 847149 files on November 5, 2004. The system CORIE (Columbia River Estuary) produces in its simulations 5 gigabytes of forecast data each day [5]. Data volume doubles approximately every year and it is measured even in petabytes [8].


Sensor Network Semantic Integration Client Device Columbia River Estuary Data Broadcasting 
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  • Jaroslav Pokorný
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  1. 1.Faculty of Mathematics and PhysicsCharles UniversityCzech Republic

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