TDB: A Database System for Digital Rights Management

  • Radek Vingralek
  • Umesh Maheshwari
  • William Shapiro
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2287)


In this paper we describe the architecture and implementation of an embedded database system for Digital Rights Management (DRM), TDB. We concentrate on the aspects of TDB’s design, which were affected by the requirements of DRM applications. We show that, although it provides additional functionality for DRM applications, TDB performs better then Berkeley DB and has a code footprint comparable to other embedded database systems.


Database System Range Query Digital Right Management Extractor Function Object Store 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Radek Vingralek
    • 1
  • Umesh Maheshwari
    • 1
  • William Shapiro
    • 1
  1. 1.STAR LabInterTrust Technologies CorporationSanta Clara

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