Performance Assessment

  • Andreas Geppert
  • Klaus R. Dittrich
Part of the Monographs in Computer Science book series (MCS)


This chapter addresses performance evaluation of active database systems. We first analyze potential performance gains and losses of ADBMS applications in comparison to passive solutions, and identify performance-critical aspects of ADBMS’s. We then describe the Beast benchmark which has been proposed for measuring the performance of object-oriented ADBMS’s and present results obtained from running Beast on SAMOS. We conclude the chapter by identifying possibilities for optimizing ADBMS’s and tuning their applications.


Event Detection Composite Event Garbage Collection Event Occurrence Large Data Base 
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  • Klaus R. Dittrich

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