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Re: Databases as objects

From: Marshall <marshall.spight_at_gmail.com>
Date: 21 Dec 2006 14:47:25 -0800
Message-ID: <1166741245.240831.63830@42g2000cwt.googlegroups.com>


On Dec 21, 1:33 pm, Thomas Gagne <tga..._at_wide-open-west.com> wrote:
> ... the
> database is an object, which should hide its data and only be used
> through its interface, just like they do with other objects in their
> models.

The interface to the database is the schema and SQL. What do you think the interface is?

> Using procedures, applications can query and manipulate
> data in a uniform and predictable manner regardless what programming
> language is used or what paradigm(s) it supports.

Using SQL, you get all those things you just mentioned.

I don't see any need to complexify it up.

Marshall Received on Thu Dec 21 2006 - 16:47:25 CST

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