Category: Expert Articles

Avoiding the Quagmire

By Ted Neward May 21, 2007 Abstract: For close on to two decades, the programming industry has sought answers to the problems of manipulating relational data from within an object-oriented language. The problems of this...

OODBMS Architectures Defended

By Robert Greene February 2, 2007 Abstract: It is the intent of this paper to address the issues raised in “OODBMS Architectures Revisited“. The intent of the original article “OODBMS Architectures” was to offer an...

OODBMS Architectures Revisited

By Adrian Marriott December 6, 2006 Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to explore the analysis offered by Robert Greene in his paper OODBMS Architectures: An examination of implementations, and to correct what the author believes are...

OODBMS Architectures

By Robert Greene October 3, 2006 Abstract: The Object Oriented Database Management System (OODBMS) has been in existence now for nearly 2 decades. The major vendors conceived and began implementing them in the late 80’s...

ObjectStore and STL

By Adrian Marriott, Ben Rousseau June 15, 2006 Abstract: The main aim of this paper is to show how easily STL can be used with ObjectStore. We describe how to store STL containers, their iterators...

Achieving High Concurrency in OO Databases

By Bob Bretl March 15, 2006 Abstract: Today object oriented databases (OODB) are being used in large scale applications in a variety of industries including telecommunications, banking, manufacturing, insurance, and shipping. These applications are characterized...

Referential Integrity Is Important For Databases

By Michael Blaha November 17, 2005 Abstract: Referential integrity is a database constraint that ensures that references between data are indeed valid and intact. Referential integrity is a fundamental principle of database theory and arises...

Next Generation of Virtual Platforms

By Suad Alagic, Mark Royer October 28, 2005 Abstract: This paper is addressing three major and quite controversial issues critical for the next generation of virtual platforms for object-oriented languages. The first one is providing...