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Jayant Haritsa
Jayant Haritsa

Robust Query Processing: A Case for Geometric Techniques

Query Processing

INTRODUCTION Over the last half-century, the design and implementation of declarative query processing techniques in relational database systems has been a foundational topic for both the academic and industrial database research communities. Despite this sustained study, the unfortunate reality is that the resulting solutions have largely remained a “black art”. This is due to the […]

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Surajit Chaudhuri
Surajit Chaudhuri

Approximate Query Processing – Where do we go from here?

Big Data, Query Processing

I think we need to take a hard look at approximate query processing. Don’t get me wrong. The vision of approximate query processing is indeed compelling. In the age of Big Data, the ability to answer analytic queries “approximately”, but at a fraction of the cost of executing the query in the traditional way, is […]

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