05727197 is referenced by 37 patents and cites 11 patents.

A relational database method and apparatus includes a database that is divided into multiple data segments, each of which may be independently stored on one of a variety of storage devices. As data from the relational database is being loaded, the number of data segments will increase. A range index is used as a high level filter to determine which indices and data segments will be used to process a query of the database.

Title
Method and apparatus for segmenting a database
Application Number
8/551493
Publication Number
5727197
Application Date
November 1, 1995
Publication Date
March 10, 1998
Inventor
Randall E Breeden
Gaithersburg
MD, US
John G Burgess
Vienna
VA, US
Agent
Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L
Assignee
FileTek
MD, US
IPC
G06F 17/30
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