This text provides a detailed description of OR (Object-Relational) database management systems and how to use this technology to build modern information systems.
Leverage state-of-the-art object-relational database technology—today!
Foreword by Professor Michael Stonebraker
Object-Relational Databases (ORDBMS) are the "next great wave" of database technology, offering powerful opportunities to enhance flexibility, functionality, performance, and enterprise integration. In this book, Informix database architect Paul Brown explains ORDBMS technology in depth, and introduces a start-to-finish design and implementation methodology for ORDBMS development. Brown covers all this, and more:
Object-Relational Database Development brings key features, techniques, and methodologies to life through a start-to-finish e-commerce case study that demonstrates the compelling advantages of ORDBMS technology. Whether you're a database programmer or decision-maker, you won't find a more realistic, insightful guide to ORDBMS development.CD-ROM INCLUDED
The accompanying CD-ROM contains complete, ready-to-run source code, including a start-to-finish object-relational database application.
PAUL BROWN is Informix's "Chief Plumber," and one of the architects of Informix's IDS.2000TM Object-Relational DBMS product. He was a senior consultant for Illustra, the pioneering ORDBMS start-up and has worked at UC Berkeley on Postgres, the object-relational research project.