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The VLDB journal
During the last decades, data management and storage have become increasingly distributed. Advanced query operators, such as skyline queries, are necessary in order to help users to handle the huge amount of available data by identifying a set of interesting data objects. Skyline query processing in highly distributed environments poses inherent challenges and demands and require non-traditional techniques due to the distribution of content and the lack of global knowledge. This paper surveysdoi:10.1007/s00778-011-0246-6 fatcat:3gayy3mffnd63jpuue6ippbq6y