Chapter Two

Database Management Systems

Abstract

In this chapter, we present the main aspects and solutions of database management systems that have inspired or are currently influencing RDF stores. This ranges from systems based on the relational model to NoSQL and the recent NewSQL stores. It covers aspects such as storage solutions, efficient query processing through indexation, data and processing distribution and parallelism.

Keywords

database management system
relational model
NoSQL
Structured Query Language
Index
ACID
Distribution
The objective of this chapter is to provide some background knowledge on database management systems, a software the purpose of which is to define, create, manage, query, and update a database. We present ...

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