Turning the Network into a Database with Active XML

  • Serge Abiteboul
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4067)


Because of information ubiquity, one observes an important trend towards transferring information management tasks from database systems to networks. We introduce the notion of data ring that can be seen as a network version of a database or a content warehouse. A main goal is to achieve better performance for content management without requiring the acquisition of explicit control over information resources. In this paper, we discuss the main traits of data rings and argue that Active XML provides an appropriate basis for such systems.


Query Optimization Data Ring Content Delivery Network Distribute Database System Seamless Transition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Serge Abiteboul
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  1. 1.INRIA-Futurs & LRI-Univ.Paris 11

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