The Intelligent Database Machine (IDM)

  • Michael Ubell
Part of the Topics in Information Systems book series (TINF)


This paper presents an overview of the software and hardware architecture of Britton-Lee Corporation’s Intelligent Database Machine (the IDM). The IDM was designed to provide quality database performance at a moderate cost. Communication between the host computer and the IDM is discussed, as are the issues involved in dividing the total work load between the host computer and the IDM backend machine. In addition, certain performance characteristics of the IDM are presented.


Virtual Machine Query Processing Database Management System Host Computer Relational Database Management System 
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