"What are the major areas of focus for the upcoming
release of Adaptive Server Enterprise?
"Tom Traubitz: The major focus of this new
release is about solving when your data is growing enormously.
There is a lot of technology such as partitions, and more
self-management technologies in there. [We've included technology
for self-managing] internal statistics pages. One of the things
that in optimization that is very important is to keep statistics
about what the data look like. Many systems, such as our original
system, required you to manually update those statistics if the
data changed a lot. Now that is all automated. There are also a lot
of things we've done around query optimization and messaging to