Object Database Benefits and ORM Smackdown
ODBMS.ORG, a vendor-independent non-profit group of high-profile software experts
lead by Prof. Roberto Zicari, today announced that it has published additional resources
relevant to object database technology and has once again expanded its board of
internationally recognizable experts.
In cooperation with FranklinsNet, ODBMS.ORG has published the
transcript of the panel discussion "ORM Smackdown" between Ted Neward and Oren "Ayende" Eini
on different viewpoints on Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) systems.
In addition, Thad Scheer and Theresa Smith from Lockheed-Martin Mission System have
published an experience article on implementing object persistence using a relational
database and comparing this to the alternative of using an object database, titled
Your Object-Oriented development".
In the meantime, four additional individuals have joined ODBMS.ORG's
panel of experts:
ODBMS.ORG (www.odbms.org) is a vendor-independent, not-for-profit educational program
on object database technology and the integration between object-oriented programming
and databases. Designed by Prof. Roberto Zicari of Frankfurt University, the program's
goal is to promote and further the use of object databases - by offering free resources
for students, faculty and researchers at universities and research centers, as well
as for JAVA and .NET developers in the commercial and the open source world. Content
is provided by a panel of internationally recognized experts, who share research
articles and teaching materials with the community via the organization's Web portal.
Contact ODBMS.ORG at firstname.lastname@example.org.