The Mirror MMDBMS architecture

A.P. de Vries, M.G.L.M. van Doorn, Henk Blanken, Peter M.G. Apers

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Handling large collections of digitized multimedia data, usually referred to as multimedia digital libraries, is a major challenge for information technology. The Mirror DBMS is a research database system that is developed to better understand the kind of data management that is required in the context of multimedia digital libraries (see also URL Its main features are an integrated approach to both content management and (traditional) structured data management, and the implementation of an extensible object-oriented logical data model on a binary relational physical data model. The focus of this work is aimed at design for scalability.
Original languageUndefined
Title of host publicationProceedings of 25th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB 1999)
Place of PublicationSan Francisco, CA, USA
PublisherMorgan Kaufmann
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)1-55860-615-7
Publication statusPublished - Sept 1999
Event25th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, VLDB 1999 - Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Duration: 7 Sept 199910 Sept 1999
Conference number: 25

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PublisherMorgan Kaufmann Publishers Inc.


Conference25th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, VLDB 1999
Abbreviated titleVLDB
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
CityEdinburgh, Scotland


  • EWI-7357
  • METIS-119572
  • IR-66469

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