Re: Mixing OO and DB

From: Robert Martin <>
Date: Wed, 5 Mar 2008 00:21:16 -0600
Message-ID: <2008030500211625228-unclebob_at_objectmentorcom>

On 2008-03-04 13:40:20 -0600, "David Cressey" <> said:

> Given that so many people want an OODBMS, why has one not been built?
> I think it's because the term OODBMS contains a contradiction in terms. But
> I'm open to other opinions.

There have been many built. Versant, Object-Design, Gemstone, etc. But none of them did particularly well because they didn't solve the problem that needed solving.

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