By Zeynep Pehlivan, Myriam Ben-Saad, Stéphane Gançarski (auth.), Pablo García Bringas, Abdelkader Hameurlain, Gerald Quirchmayr (eds.)
st We welcome you to the lawsuits of the 21 foreign convention on Database and specialist structures functions held in Bilbao. With details and database s- tems being a critical subject of machine technology, it was once to be anticipated that the integ- tion of information, details and information is this day contributing to the back quickly expanding reputation of this box for researchers and practitioners. in view that its origin in 1990, DEXA has been an annual overseas convention, situated in Europe, which showcases cutting-edge learn actions in those components. DEXA 2010 persisted this practice and supplied a discussion board for providing and discu- ing learn ends up in the realm of database and clever platforms and complex - seek issues, functions and essentially correct concerns concerning those components. It provided attendees the chance to broadly speak about necessities, difficulties, and suggestions within the box within the friendly surroundings of the town of Bilbao, that's recognized for its using industriousness, its best cultural venues and its wealthy and encouraging he- tage and way of life. The collage of Deusto with its nice academic and study traditions, and the hospitality which the college and town are so recognized for, set the degree for this year’s DEXA convention. This quantity comprises the papers chosen for presentation on the DEXA conference.