Clustering Distributed Complex Objects - Management and Performance

  • Vlad Wietrzyk
  • Mehmet A. Orgun
  • John M. Hughes


Modem enterprises have to be effective, efficient and innovative in order to sustain in a competitive environment. This complex situation calls for advanced electronic infrastructures for the flexible exchange of all sorts of information.

Rapid advances in computer network technology have made it possible for disparate computers and database management systems to transparently share data and applications at more than one sites on the network.

Due to the increased complexity and multidimensionality of distributed database management systems the issues, theories, and implementations are quite diverse and vast. Distribution is a natural outcome of the business practices, therefore the need for distributed databases is inevitable. Corporate locations are distributed and so is corporate data.

Object-oriented technology as now a topic of intense study as the major candidate to successfully meet the requirements of advanced applications that require data management services of the tourism and hospitality industry. However, a close study of these applications reveals that they are distributed in nature and require data management support in a distributed environment. Thus, these systems require the development of distributed object management systems (DOMs). The purpose of this research paper is to provide an overview of some of the issues that need to be addressed in the development of this technology.

Rapid access to information is one of the key ways in which telecommunications can contribute to the effectiveness of a business operation.


Relational Algebra Query Optimization Multimedia Document Hospitality Industry Relational Query 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vlad Wietrzyk
    • 1
  • Mehmet A. Orgun
    • 1
  • John M. Hughes
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of ComputingMacquarie UniversitySydneyAustralia
  2. 2.A/Vice-ChancellorUniversity of Technology SydneyAustralia

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