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Extensible/Rule Based Query Rewrite Optimization in Starburst.

Hamid Pirahesh, Joseph M. Hellerstein, Waqar Hasan: Extensible/Rule Based Query Rewrite Optimization in Starburst. SIGMOD Conference 1992: 39-48
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  author    = {Hamid Pirahesh and
               Joseph M. Hellerstein and
               Waqar Hasan},
  editor    = {Michael Stonebraker},
  title     = {Extensible/Rule Based Query Rewrite Optimization in Starburst},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 1992 ACM SIGMOD International Conference on
               Management of Data, San Diego, California, June 2-5, 1992},
  publisher = {ACM Press},
  year      = {1992},
  pages     = {39-48},
  ee        = {http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/130283.130294, db/conf/sigmod/PiraheshHH92.html},
  crossref  = {DBLP:conf/sigmod/92},
  bibsource = {DBLP, http://dblp.uni-trier.de}
}
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Abstract

This paper describes the Query Rewrite facility of the Starburst extensible database system, a novel phase of query optimization. We present a suite of rewrite rules used in Starburst to transform queries into exquivalent queries for faster execution, and also describe the production rule engine which is used by Starburst to choose and execute these rules. Examples are provided demonstrating that these Query Rewrite transformations lead to query execution time improvements of order of magnitude, suggesting that Query Rewrite in general - and these rewrite rules in particular - are an essential step in query optimization for modern database systems.

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