Object-Oriented Database Design Clearly Explained

Object-Oriented Database Design Clearly Explained

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Object-oriented database management systems are growing in popularity, thanks to changing corporate needs and the emergence of several viable products. However, while most database professionals have had at least some exposure to the basic concepts of object-oriented programming, information relating specifically to object-oriented databases has remained hard to come by. "Object-Oriented Database Design Clearly Explained" remedies this, providing developers and administrators with a ground-up understanding of the logical design of object-oriented databases. Focusing on the principles of the object paradigm while noting the particularities of specific products, this book will give readers the know-how required to produce effective designs in any environment.This title equips the reader with a sound understanding of the object paradigm and all key concepts, illustrating its points with three in-depth case. It presents product and platform-neutral guidelines and advice, teaching readers the underlying object-oriented design principles they will need to apply regardless of the specific technology adopted.
It details today's OODBMS standards and the variety of approaches taken by current products. It serves as a companion volume to "Relational Database Design Clearly Explained" providing parallel examples that help to clarify relational and object-oriented data models.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 312 pages
  • 186 x 234 x 24mm | 680.39g
  • Morgan Kaufmann Publishers In
  • San Francisco, United States
  • English
  • 0123264286
  • 9780123264282

About Jan L. Harrington

Jan L. Harrington, the author of 30 books, including SQL, Clearly Explained (Academic Press), has been writing about databases since 1984. She is a professor and chair of the department of computer science and information systems at Marist College, where she teaches database design and management, object-oriented programming, data communications, and computer architecture.
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Table of contents

1. Introduction 2. Introducing the Object-Oriented Paradigm 3. The Object-Oriented Data Model 4. The Proposed Object Database Standard 5. The Proposed Standards for Object Database 6. Database Design Case Study #1: Mighty-Mite Motors 7. Database Design Case Study #2: East Coast Aquarium 8. Database Design Case Study #3: International Intelligence Agency 9. Implementation Example #1: Oracle 10. Implementation Example #2: Jasmine
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