EQUIP2 large dataspace notes

Chris Greenhalgh, 2006-04-27


The initial dataspace API and implementations tend to presume that dataspaces will not be particularly large, i.e. will not contain very many items, and queries will not return very large numbers of items. In particular:
The document starts out as my design notes to try to make EQUIP2 work with larger dataspaces, i.e. potentially thousands or millions of objects.


Each of the problem areas noted above needs to be addressed. The emphasis will be on (a) large numbers of objects in the dataspace and (b) API support to allow appropriately written applications to perform queries with large result sets.

Plan A is as follows:

Other notes:

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