NEWS RELEASE 06/01/2009
ODBMS.ORG Awards for the most valuable Common Persistent Model Patterns: Public voting is open.-
ODBMS.ORG, a vendor-independent non-profit group of high-profile
software experts lead by Prof. Roberto V. Zicari, today announced
that the Public Voting for choosing the most valuable Persistent Model Patterns
among the submissions received by May 29, 2009 to ODBMS.ORG, is now open till June 20, 2009.
25 patterns comprise the set of submissions:
Matthew Barker, Director of System Engineering, Versant Corp.
Pattern: Large Persistent Collection.
Robert Greene , Vice President, Versant Corp.
Pattern: Persistent Versioned Graph Pattern.
Lenny Hoffman, Todd Stavish, Dr Nic Caine, Brian Clark. Objectivity, Inc.
Pattern: Dynamic Schemas in object database management systems (ODBMS)
Derek Laufenberg, Versant Corp.
Patterns: Back-Pointer Managed Collection.
Split Class Pattern.
Richard Lingeh, Principal Consultant, Versant
Pattern: Schema Builder
Adrian Marriott , Principal Consultant, Progress Software Inc.
Compress Persistent Data,
OO Anti-Pattern: Frame (Meta-Type System),
Small Object Pool Allocator,
Eugenia Stathopoulou, Panos Vassiliadis
Pattern: Probabilistic Graph Model
All persistent patterns submitted are available for
To vote, visit the
ODBMS.ORG Public Vote site.
Public Voting takes place between June 1- 20, 2009.
The ODBMS.ORG Awards for the 3 patterns which will receive the highest votes,
will be announced on June 25, 2009 at ODBMS.ORG. The Awards ceremony will take place
on July 2, 2009, at the ICOODB 2009 conference in Zurich.
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