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Code: R7311205

R7
DISTRIBUTED DATABASES
(Information Technology)

B.Tech III Year I Semester (R07) Supplementary Examinations December/January 2013/14

Time: 3 hours
Answer any FIVE questions All questions carry equal marks ***** 1 2 (a) (b) Explain mixed fragmentation with an example.

Max Marks: 80

What is a temporary relation? Is it useful to build temporary relations? How? Where do you build the temporary relations? Is it possible to build a useful temporary relation by manipulating the operator tree of a query? Explain with an example. Describe about the non-distributed joins. Describe about the distributed join. Which is site failure? How it occurs in distributed database?

(a) (b)

4 5 (a) (b)

Discuss distributed deadlock prevention approaches. List and explain the rules applied by basic timestamp mechanism. Explain catalog management in distributed databases in detail.

6 7 (a) (b) (c) (a) (b) (c)

Give a note on access support relations. Explain the nested 2PL locking algorithm. Discuss pointer swizzling. Give overview of database integration process. Explain transaction execution model. Discuss any one distributed object computing platform. *****