The background of the DASDBS & COSMOS projects [chapter]

H. -J. Schek, M. H. Scholl, G. Weikum
1991 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This survey describes the conceptual framework behind the DASDBS and COSMOS projects. COS-MOS is the current research program of the database research group at ETH Zurich. These activities are a natural follow-on of DASDBS, the Darmstadt Database System project at the Technical University of Darmstadt. While most emphasis in DASDBS was on a database kernel system, the project at ETH focuses on the cooperation between a database system and its environment. The environment consists of clients
more » ... ng for database service and other systems offering service to the database system. The research objective is the exploration of the architecture of a COoperative System for the Management of ObjectS (COSMOS). In short, we are on the way "from the kernel to the cosmos". 1. This surveyis an excerpt from [SPSWg0] and [sswg0].
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