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A Database Perspective on Building Large Applications - Experience Report -

  • Joachim Thomas
  • Prithwish Kangsabanik
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1777)

Abstract

Processing of large applications is inherently associated with database technology, since large applications usually require to process huge amounts of data. The banking sector was among the first commercial settings where large applications and database technology played an important role. This paper summarizes our experiences acquired through conducting a number of application projects at UBS AG. From this perspective, it points out chances and risks with modern software technology for building large database applications.

Keywords

Banking Sector Client Application Database Technology Large Application Relational Dbms 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joachim Thomas
    • 1
  • Prithwish Kangsabanik
    • 1
  1. 1.UBSBaselSwitzerland

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