Abstract. This paper reviews the state of the art of Object-Oriented Database Management. Systems (OODBMS). The objective of this paper is to provide the. Some basic questions about OODBMS architecture: Do all OODBMS systems have a common set of underlying principles? (In the same way as relational DBMS. Douglas K Barry is also the author of a book that explains Web Services, service- oriented architecture, and Cloud Computing in an easy-to-understand.

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ODBMSs, on the other hand, are good when you have a business need for high performance on complex data.

Why Use SQL Instead of an OODBMS?

Saves are simply requests to the server to persist its in memory copy of the document which is more architecturd than sending the whole document to the server. SQL products are designed to deal with traditional data. Each document is an object of class ShareableDocument stored in an Object Oriented Database which is remotely accessible via a DocumentManager which sits on the server and handles client requests.

The application also allows the user to lock entire ShareableDocuments which prevents others from modifying the documents but they can still see the edits being made by the owner of the lock in real-time. OIDs make storing references to other objects in the database simpler but may cause referential intergrity problems if an object is deleted while other objects still have references to architecure OID.

Why Aren’t You Using An Object Oriented Database Management System?

Without a common model or a common language, knowledge gained from using one system cannot readily be applied to a different system. This is a guide for the savvy manager who wants to capitalize on the wave of change that is occurring with Web Services, service-oriented architecture, and—more recently—Cloud Computing. Second, I am puzzled architectuure the comment that the “internal models tend to be widely divergent and the lack of architexture common language among products.


This situation leads to a second problem: Do you always use the same tool for different uses?

Several variations on this theme come to mind, but two of them illustrate the possibilities. Another way to look at this is to use an analogy.


The last situation brings us to a final alternative: Managers at all levels of all organizations must be aware of both the changes that we are now seeing and ways to deal with issues created by those changes.

Finally classes have methods which are computationally complete meaning that general purpose control and computational structures are provided [McF 99] while relational databases typically do not have computationally complete programming capabilities although some stored procedure languages come close.

The name was changed in to better reflect its mission to specify and promote transparent persistence for both object databases and object-relational mapping products.

In fact, I have received plenty of anecdotal evidence from my clients that indicates the code required for a transparent persistent interface ranges from 25 to 40 percent of the code needed for either JDBC, SQLJ, or embedded SQL. A number of such products are available, and many of them have Java interfaces.

Features that are common in the RDBMS world such as transactions, the ability to handle large amounts of data, indexes, deadlock detection, backup and restoration features and data recovery mechanisms also exist in the OODBMS world.

This causes a certain inefficency as objects must be mapped to tuples in the database and vice versa instead of the data being stored in a way that is consistent with the programming model.

Object-Oriented Database Management System (OODBMS) Definition

arcihtecture This paper is aimed at seeking out an alternative that avoids this penalty. Be sure to check the menu at the left for other articles available on this site.


Archtecture can obviously have a big impact on development costs. Sham Navathe and Wai Gen Yee. Object database management systems extend the object programming language with transparently persistent data, concurrency control, data recovery, associative queries, and other database capabilities.

More on the general topic: When you integrate database capabilities with object programming language capabilities, the result is an object-oriented database management system or ODBMS. You may use this material arcuitecture your work or classes.

Among products that are SQL-based and have integrated object support, the fastest growing approach to delivering that support is to integrate Java with the database engine in some fashion, which of course, is what this book is primarily about.

There are concepts in the relational database model that are similar to those in the object database model. Whenever a user needs to access a document it is loaded from the database by the DocumentManager and sent to them over the network.

This book covers both issues. Object oriented programming concepts such as encapsulation, polymorphism and inheritance are enforced as well as database management concepts such as the ACID properties Atomicity, Consistency, Isolation and Durability which lead to system integrity, support for an ad hoc query language and secondary storage management systems which allow for managing very large amounts of data.

The main drawback of the above method is that the user who is typing the document will most likely experience a lag between when a character is typed and when it shows up on the GUI which is dependent on the speed of the network.