The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the Database Dream

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


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 publication19th European Symposium on Programming, ESOP 2010, Held as Part of the Joint European Conferences on Theory and Practice of Software, ETAPS 2010, Paphos, Cyprus, March 20-28, 2010. Proceedings
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages1
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-642-11957-6
ISBN (Print)978-3-642-11956-9
Publication statusPublished - 2010


Dive into the research topics of 'The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the Database Dream'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this