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Comparative of Mediator Approach for Database Integration

Mohd Kamir Yusof1, Md Yazid Mohd Saman2 and Wan Nor Shuhadah Wan Nik1
  • 1 Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Malaysia
  • 2 Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia
Journal of Computer Science
Volume 11 No. 1, 2015, 204-217

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3844/jcssp.2015.204.217

Submitted On: 27 July 2013 Published On: 22 September 2014

How to Cite: Yusof, M. K., Saman, M. Y. M. & Nik, W. N. S. W. (2015). Comparative of Mediator Approach for Database Integration. Journal of Computer Science, 11(1), 204-217. https://doi.org/10.3844/jcssp.2015.204.217

Abstract

Six applications which are based on mediator approach have been reviewed in this study. In practice, The mediator is used to integrate and access data from different data sources. The important characteristics for the implementation of mediator approach have been identified. This include types of data, file format and object data. These characteristics together with the advantages and the disadvantages of each implementation mediator approach described in section 4. This is important for other researchers to do the literature review. Indeed, this study highlights important issues that need to be addressed before future directions for the research in the area of database integration based on mediator is channelled.

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Keywords

  • Database
  • Database Integration
  • Mediator