The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the Database Dream

Sam Lindley, Philip Wadler

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A venerable line of research aims to provide a general-purpose programming language with a well-defined subset that compiles into efficient queries, perhaps by translation into SQL or some other suitable query language. This talk discusses some older and more recent advances in this direction, including the languages Kleisli, LINQ, Ferry, M, and Links.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProgramming Languages and Systems
Subtitle of host publicationESOP 2010
Number of pages1
ISBN (Electronic)9783642119576
ISBN (Print)9783642119569
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349


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