International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research
Mobile computing is increasingly becoming more and more popular as people need information even on the move in this rapid changing information world. Mobile computing is an environment where user is mobile and can change its place while communicating. A mobile database is a database that can be connected to by a mobile computing device over a mobile network. The effects of mobility on query processing require that algorithms employed must be capable of managing frequent loss and appearance of mobile device in the network, and that overhead should be minimized during periods of low connectivity.