WIT Press

Events Specification In Active Database Management System

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/DATA980261

Volume

22

Pages

16

Published

1998

Size

1,683 kb

Author(s)

Carlos Andre Reis Pinheiro

Abstract

Active Databases Management System have been objective of countless researches in the last years. Its active functionalities, as well as the concept of active objects or events are used in several application areas, not only in technology of databases. However, there is not a clearly defined notion distinguishing systems considered "actives" of the "non actives". However, certain essential characteristics are requested for the elaboration of these active functionalities, as EGA rules definition, events specification, production rules, and others. The present paper goals to give a generic view of one of those mentioned characteristics that I consider to be one

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