The hB $^\Pi$ -tree: a multi-attribute index supporting concurrency, recovery and node consolidation

The hB $^\Pi$ -tree: a multi-attribute index supporting concurrency, recovery and node... We propose a new multi-attribute index. Our approach combines the hB-tree, a multi-attribute index, and the $\Pi$ -tree, an abstract index which offers efficient concurrency and recovery methods. We call the resulting method the hB $^\Pi$ -tree. We describe several versions of the hB $^\Pi$ -tree, each using a different node-splitting and index-term-posting algorithm. We also describe a new node deletion algorithm. We have implemented all the versions of the hB $^\Pi$ -tree. Our performance results show that even the version that offers no performance guarantees, actually performs very well in terms of storage utilization, index size (fan-out), exact-match and range searching, under various data types and distributions. We have also shown that our index is fairly insensitive to increases in dimension. Thus, it is suitable for indexing high-dimensional applications. This property and the fact that all our versions of the hB $^\Pi$ -tree can use the $\Pi$ -tree concurrency and recovery algorithms make the hB $^\Pi$ -tree a promising candidate for inclusion in a general-purpose DBMS. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The VLDB Journal Springer Journals

The hB $^\Pi$ -tree: a multi-attribute index supporting concurrency, recovery and node consolidation

Loading next page...
 
/lp/springer_journal/the-hb-pi-tree-a-multi-attribute-index-supporting-concurrency-recovery-d0f957rFy5
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Copyright
Copyright © 1997 by Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Subject
Computer Science; Database Management
ISSN
1066-8888
eISSN
0949-877X
D.O.I.
10.1007/s007780050030
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

There are no references for this article.

You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.


DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 12 million articles from more than
10,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Unlimited reading

Read as many articles as you need. Full articles with original layout, charts and figures. Read online, from anywhere.

Stay up to date

Keep up with your field with Personalized Recommendations and Follow Journals to get automatic updates.

Organize your research

It’s easy to organize your research with our built-in tools.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

Monthly Plan

  • Read unlimited articles
  • Personalized recommendations
  • No expiration
  • Print 20 pages per month
  • 20% off on PDF purchases
  • Organize your research
  • Get updates on your journals and topic searches

$49/month

Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial

Best Deal — 39% off

Annual Plan

  • All the features of the Professional Plan, but for 39% off!
  • Billed annually
  • No expiration
  • For the normal price of 10 articles elsewhere, you get one full year of unlimited access to articles.

$588

$360/year

billed annually
Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial