Kazimierz Subieta, Polish-Japanese Institute of Information Technology Odra is a next-generation object-oriented environment for rapid database application development. This paper describes the motivation, general assumptions and Odra’s architecture DOWNLOAD (PDF)
Pieter van Zyl et.al., University of Pretoria This paper investigates performance of the db4o object database and Hibernate, an ORM tool. The OO7 benchmark was used to compare these two technologies against each other. DOWNLOAD...
Stefan Edlich, Jim Paterson, et. al. Chapter 3: 002.02 Comparing the Object and the Relational Data Model Chapter 5: Quick Start Chapter 8: 002.03 Client/Server Mode 3 free chapters, Apress, 2006, ISBN 1-59059-656-0. DOWNLOAD Chapter 3 (PDF), LINK Chapter...
Leon Guzenda, Objectivity Inc. This White Paper describes the evolution of the general purpose Objectivity/DB object database from a homogeneous, navigational object access tool to a distributed, federated (heterogeneous) query engine. DOWNLOAD (PDF)
Rick Grehan Makes the case for a small, embeddable object database. Includes db4o code samples. DOWNLOAD (PDF)
William Cook et.al. Transcript of a high ranking panel on objects and databases at the OOPSLA conference 2006, with representatives from BEA, db4objects, GemStone, Microsoft, Progress, Sun, and Versant. PDF
Mohammeed Zaki et.al., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Paper on object-oriented “generic” data mining based on the “Data Mining Template Library”. DOWNLOAD (PDF)
Ted Neward Article discussing the problems of the O/R mismatch in the light of the Vietnam war analogy. PDF
Matthias Nicola et a., IBM Silicon Valley Lab. LINK DOWNLOAD (PDF)
Kazimierz Subieta This project allows you to import any number of XML files to the ODRA store in the M0 store model (no classes). After the import you can ask SBQL queries and observe...