The Starburst active database rule system

J. Widom
1996 IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering  
This paper describes our development of the Starburst Rule System, an active database rules facility i n tegrated into the Starburst extensible relational database system at the IBM Almaden Research Center. The Starburst rule language is based on arbitrary database state transitions rather than tuple-or statement-level changes, yielding a clear and exible execution semantics. The rule system has been implemented completely. Its rapid implementation was facilitated by the extensibility features
more » ... f Starburst, and rule management and rule processing is integrated into all aspects of database processing.
doi:10.1109/69.536251 fatcat:6y7dnsey6rhhvg6prb347w42me