Information Organization Using Rufus.

Allen Luniewski, Peter M. Schwarz, Kurt A. Shoens, Jim Stamos, John Thomas: Information Organization Using Rufus. SIGMOD Conference 1993: 560-561
  author    = {Allen Luniewski and
               Peter M. Schwarz and
               Kurt A. Shoens and
               Jim Stamos and
               John Thomas},
  editor    = {Peter Buneman and
               Sushil Jajodia},
  title     = {Information Organization Using Rufus},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 1993 ACM SIGMOD International Conference on
               Management of Data, Washington, D.C., May 26-28, 1993},
  publisher = {ACM Press},
  year      = {1993},
  pages     = {560-561},
  ee        = {, db/conf/sigmod/LuniewskiSSST93.html},
  crossref  = {DBLP:conf/sigmod/93},
  bibsource = {DBLP,}


Computer system users today are inundated with a flood of semi-structured information, such as documents, electronic mail, programs, and images. Today, this information is typically stored in filesystems that provide limited support for organizing, searching, and operating upon this data, all operations that are vital to the ability of users to effectively use this data. Database systems provide good function for organizing, searching, managing and writing applications on structured data. Current database systems are inappropriate for semi-structured information because moving the data into the database breaks all existing applications that use the data. The Rufus system attacks the problems of semi-structured information by using database function to help users manage semi-structumd information without requiring that the user's information reside in the database.

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