Tamino — An Internet Database System

  • Harald Schöning
  • Jürgen Wäsch
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1777)


Software AG’s Tamino is a novel database server designed to fit the needs of electronic business and worldwide information exchange via the Internet. It is not just an on-top solution based on a database system originally designed for use in other application areas. Rather, it is entirely designed for the specific scenario of HTTP-based access to data represented in XML. These data can stem from various sources, and can be combined on the fly when a corresponding request is encountered. This paper sketches the architecture and the functional features of Tamino, and justifies its various design decisions.


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Harald Schöning
    • 1
  • Jürgen Wäsch
    • 2
  1. 1.Software AGDarmstadtGermany
  2. 2.GMD — Integrated Publication and Information Systems Institute (IPSI)DarmstadtGermany

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