This forward looking book focuses on the trend towards componentisation - one of the most exciting and promising developments in the database world. Component Database Systems is a collection of papers from the researchers making the most influential contributions to this field. These highly respected authors include key figures at IBM, Oracle, Informix, Microsoft and POET.
For database professionals with a stake in the near-future of any of today's leading database systems, this book is essential reading. It will help prepare them for the technology likely to become widely available over the next two or three years.