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Query Translation in a Database Sharing Peer to Peer Network

Nxumalo, Mduduzi and Sonia Berman (2005) Query Translation in a Database Sharing Peer to Peer Network. Technical Report CS05-17-00, Department of Computer Science, University of Cape Town.

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Abstract

In a peer to peer database sharing network users query data from all peers using one query as if they are querying data from one database. Implementing such a facility requires solutions to the problems of schema conflicts and query translation. Query translation is the problem of rewriting a query posed in terms of one schema to the query in terms of the other schema. Schema conflicts refer to the problems which come as the results of integrating data from databases which were designed independently. This paper proposes the architecture for integrating and querying databases in the peer to peer (P2P)network.

EPrint Type:Departmental Technical Report
Subjects:H Information Systems: H.2 DATABASE MANAGEMENT
ID Code:263
Deposited By:Nxumalo, Mduduzi
Deposited On:23 October 2005