Experimental Evaluation of NUMA Effects on Database Management Systems

Provided by: Dresden University of Technology Topic: Data Management Date Added: Jan 2013 Format: PDF
NUMA systems with multiple CPUs and large main memories are common today. Consequently, DataBase Management Systems (DBMSs) in data centers are deployed on NUMA systems. They serve a wide range of database use-cases, single large applications having high performance needs as well as many small applications that are consolidated on one machine to save resources and increase utilization. Database servers often show a natural partitioning in the data that is accessed, e.g., caused by multiple applications accessing only their data.

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