Partitioning

Chapter

Abstract

Partitioning is the process of dividing a logical database into distinct independent datasets. Partitions are database objects itself and can be managed independently. The main reason to apply data partitioning is to achieve data-level parallelism.

Reference

  1. [Kar72]
    R. Karp, Reducibility among combinatorial problems, in Complexity of Computer Computations, eds. by R. Miller, J. Thatcher (Plenum Press, 1972), pp. 85–103Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hasso Plattner InstitutePotsdamGermany

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