Due to the increasing complexity in application workloads and query engines, database administrators are turning to automated tuning tools that systematically explore the space of physical design alternatives. A critical element of such tuning is physical database design since the choice of physical structures has a significant impact on the perfor

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Part I. Background

chapter 1|18 pages

Declarative Query Processing in Relational

chapter 3|16 pages

Physical Database Design

chapter 4|18 pages

Characterizing the Search Space

chapter 5|22 pages

Designing a Cost Model

chapter 6|18 pages

Enumerating the Search Space

chapter 8|18 pages

Handling Materialized Views

chapter 9|20 pages

Incorporating Other Physical Structures

chapter 10|22 pages

Continuous Physical Database Design

chapter 11|18 pages

Constrained Physical Database Design

chapter 12|19 pages

New Challenges in Physical Database Design