From: John Hurley on 5 Mar 2010 09:19
On Mar 3, 7:40 pm, jbdhl <jbirksd...(a)gmail.com> wrote:
> > Obviously, he wants to know the mechanics of how each engine does this
> > fundamental task.
> Exactly. In order to proceed with a research project, I need to know
> how this basic task is handled in the most common row-stores. I
> believe I have enough information for now. Thanks for the answers.
If it is real research you are doing you need to talk to the
developers of the software.
You need to do some testing and generate hypo's and evaluate the
results of your tests.
Getting people's opinions on how it "may be getting done" is a survey
not research at least in my opinion.