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Introduction to Database Systems by ITL Education Solutions Limited

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CHAPTER 13

DATABASE SYSTEM ARCHITECTURES

After reading this chapter, the reader will understand:

  • Overview of parallel DBMS that seeks to improve performance by carrying out many operations in parallel
  • Distributed DBMS (DDBMS) that permits the management of the distributed database and makes the distribution transparent to the users
  • Difference between homogeneous and heterogeneous DDBMS
  • Advantages of distributed database
  • Techniques (fragmentation and replication) used during the process of distributed database design
  • Various types of data transparency provided by DDBMS
  • Various factors that must also be taken into account while distributed query processing
  • Various strategies used in distributed query processing
  • Transactions in distributed system ...

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