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Mass Delete of Index Structures

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000036049D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Haderle, DJ Seppi, KD [+details]

Abstract

An algorithm is disclosed for the deletion of all entries in a data base management system index structure. The algorithm minimizes the system resources required for the delete operation and assures the atomicity of the change through the selective deferral of normally required logging.