Read the following paper:
- Hong-Tai Chou and David DeWitt. An Evaluation of Buffer Management Strategies for Relational Database Systems. VLDB, 1985. [PDF]
- How much better is the hot-set model than simple LRU?
- Under what circumstances is LRU a bad idea?
- Why can these techniques be applied in database systems but not operating systems?
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