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Towards Self-management in a Distributed Column-Store System

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Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 539)


In this paper, we discuss a self-managed distributed column-store system which would adapt its physical design to changing workloads. Architectural novelties of column-stores hold a great promise for construction of an efficient self-managed database. At first, we present a short survey of an existing self-managed systems. Then, we provide some views on the organization of a self-managed distributed column-store system. We discuss its three core components: alerter, reorganization controller and the set of physical design options (actions) available to such a system. We present possible approaches to each of these components and evaluate them. This study is the first step towards a creation of an adaptive distributed column-store system.


Column-stores Column database Physical design Self-management On-line tuning 


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  1. 1.Saint-Petersburg UniversitySaint-PetersburgRussia

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