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Towards an interactive architecture for web-based databases
journal contributionposted on 2004-01-01, 00:00 authored by Changgui Chen, Wanlei Zhou
World Wide Web has brought us a lot of challenges, such as infinite contents, resource diversity, and maintenance and update of contents. Web-based database (WBDB) is one of the answers to these challenges. Currently the most commonly used WBDB architecture is three-tier architecture, which is still somehow lack of flexibility to adapt to frequently changed user requirements. In this paper, we propose a hybrid interactive architecture for WBDB based on the reactive system concepts. In this architecture, we use sensors to catch users frequently changed requirements and use a decision making manager agent to process them and generate SQL commands dynamically. Hence the efficiency and flexibility are gained from this architecture, and the performance of WBDB is enhanced accordingly.