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Substrings of Long Field Columns

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000035119D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Coyle, DJ Cuan, V Horn, GR Malkemus, TR Mikelait, RC [+details]

Abstract

Disclosed is a program within a database management system (DBMS) that implements a substring function for long field columns (e.g. up to 32K in size), minimizing the amount of data that must be read from disk or moved within main memory.