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Database virtualization technology in ubiquitous computing

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4 Author(s)
Wada, Y. ; Dept. of Inf. Environ., Tokyo Denki Univ., Tokyo, Japan ; Sawamoto, J. ; Watanabe, Y. ; Katoh, T.

In this paper, our research objective is to develop a database virtualization technique so that data analysts or other users who apply data mining methods to their jobs can use all ubiquitous databases in the Internet as if they were recognized as a single database, thereby helping to reduce their workloads such as data collection from the databases and data cleansing works. In this study, firstly we examine XML scheme advantages and propose a database virtualization method by which such ubiquitous databases as relational databases, object-oriented databases, and XML databases are useful, as if they all behaved as a single database. Next, we show the method of virtualization of ubiquitous databases can describe ubiquitous database schema in a unified fashion using the XML schema. Moreover, it consists of a high-level concept of distributed database management of the same type and of different types, and also of a location transparency feature.

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Innovations in Information Technology, 2009. IIT '09. International Conference on

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15-17 Dec. 2009