Paper Review: Eddies: Continuously Adaptive Query Processing

Title and Author of Paper Eddies: Continuously Adaptive Query Processing. Ron Avnur and Joseph M. Hellerstein. Summary Eddies describes a query optimization system that continuously reorders operators in a query plan as the it runs. This insight is based on the observation that assumptions made about the database at the time that a query is submitted will rarely hold throughout the duration of query processing. Query plans can be reordered using two criteria: synchronization barriers and moments of symmetry. [Read More]