Patent Number: 8,719,312

Title: Input/output efficiency for online analysis processing in a relational database

Abstract: Embodiments of the invention relate to improved input/output efficiency for online analysis processing in a relational database. An aspect of the invention includes selecting a table from a relational database. The table is split by column into sub-tables, with at least one of the sub-tables including at least two columns. Each sub-table is written into a corresponding table of a row-based storage database.

Inventors: Jin; Yi (Beijing, CN), Li; Lei (Beijing, CN), Wang; Li Li (Beijing, CN), Zhang; Wan Chuan (Beijing, CN)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 7/00 (20060101); G06F 17/30 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018