Category: Expert Articles

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...

Agile Techniques for Object Databases

By Scott Ambler September 15, 2005 Abstract: Modern software development processes are evolutionary in nature, but more often than not agile. Agile techniques include refactoring, agile modeling, continual regression testing, configuration management of all development...

Native Queries for Persistent Objects

By William Cook, Carl Rosenberger August 23, 2005 Abstract: Most persistence architectures for Java and .NET provide interfaces to execute queries written in an architecture-specific query language. These interfaces are string based: queries are defined in...