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Re: The wisdom of the object mentors (Was: Searching OO Associations with RDBMS Persistence Models)

From: Joe Van Dyk <joe.vandyk_at_boeing.com>
Date: Fri, 2 Jun 2006 03:07:31 GMT
Message-ID: <J07q0I.Bpp@news.boeing.com>


Joe Van Dyk wrote:
> Alfredo Novoa wrote:
>

>> Robert Martin wrote:

>
>
> <snip>
>
> Question for the "the system's behavior needs to be in the dbms" people:
>
> My current view of a dbms is that it's a place to store stuff.
> Obviously, it can be much more than that.
>
> Say I'm writing an e-commerce website. I'm restricted to cheap and/or
> free databases, but feel free to assume that I'm not.
>
> The credit card supplied with the order needs to be verified against an
> external encrypted web service. If the order goes through, then it
> needs to notify another web service that fulfills the order. Once UPS
> ships, I need to get that information from UPS. If all the rules for
> the sytem are in the dmbs, can the dbms do all that external stuff?
> Perhaps through stored procs?
>
> If so, is anyone aware of any open source web applications that do have
> all the rules for the system in the database?
>
> And to you same people, do you think there's room for "application
> databases", where applications (who may or may not use databases for
> storing information) talk to each other through well-defined interfaces?
>
> Thanks,
> Joe

Doing some research, and it looks like it's quite possible. From Oracle, at least. Interesting.

http://www.oracle.com/technology/sample_code/tech/java/jsp/samples/wsclient/Readme.html Received on Thu Jun 01 2006 - 22:07:31 CDT

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