Database Architecture Fertilizers: Just-in-Time, Just-Enough, and Autonomous Growth

  • Martin Kersten
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3896)


Ambient application environments call for innovations in database technology to fulfill the dream of an organic database, a database system which can be embedded in a wide collection of hardware appliances and provides an autonomous self-descriptive, self-organizing, self-repairable, self-aware and stable data store-recall functionality to its environment.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Kersten
    • 1
  1. 1.CWIAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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