Editorial The VLDB Journal (2002) 11: 177–178 / Digital Object Identifier (DOI) 10.1007/s00778-002-0075-8 Published online: November 14, 2002 –  c Springer-Verlag 2002 This special issue arises from the Twenty-Seventh Interna- ishnan, Kandemir, and Irwin, is the first to investigate the tional Conference on Very Large Data Bases, held in Rome, tradeoffs between energy usage and performance for storage Italy, 11–14 September 2001. The papers in this special issue organizations for main memory spatial datasets. were selected by the VLDB’01 program committee, as the The paper “Data page layouts for relational databases on best papers from the 59 papers presented at the Conference. deep memory hierarchies” by Ailamaki, DeWitt, Hill, and These had previously been selected from 339 papers submitted Skounakis, is also concerned with what goes on within the to the three regional program committees: the Americas; Eu- first two tiers (memory cache and main memory) of the mem- rope, Africa, and the Middle East; and the Far East, Asia, and ory hierarchy during query evaluation, rather than the third Australia. The authors of these five papers were then invited tier (secondary storage), which has traditionally been the fo- to present extended and revised versions for this special issue; http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The VLDB Journal Springer Journals

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