Bulletin of the Technical Committee on


June 1999 Vol. 22 No. 2   IEEE Computer Society


Letter from the Editor-in-Chief   David Lomet 1
Letter from the Special Issue Editor   Surajit Chaudhuri 2

Special Issue on Self-Tuning Databases and Application Tuning

Towards Self-Tuning Memory Management for Data Servers    
    Gerhard Weikum, Arnd Christian, Achim Kraiss, and Markus Sinnwell 3
DB2 Universal Database Performance Tuning   Berni Schiefer and Gary Valentin 12
Self Tuning Technology in Microsoft SQL Server    
    Surajit Chaudhuri, Eric Christensen, Goetz Graefe, Vivek Narasayya, and Michael Zwilling 20
Performance Challenges in Object Relational DBMSs   Muralidhar Subramanian and Vishu Krishnamurthy 27
Performance Tuning for SAP R/3   Alfons Kemper, Donald Kossmann, and Bernhard Zeller 32
Tuning Time Series Queries in Finance: case studies and recommendations   Dennis Shasha 40

Announcements and Notices

VLDB'99 Very Large Databases Conference   backcover