Re: Object-relational impedence

From: rpost <>
Date: Sat, 15 Mar 2008 21:25:37 +0100
Message-ID: <a09a$47dc30c1$839b4533$>

Bob Badour wrote:

>>>The Great Debate was had about 3 decades ago and graphs lost.
>> I beg to differ. What lost was the idea that a close coupling is
>> required between how the data is stored and how it is accessed /
>> queried, i.e., that in that sense you cannot have data independence.
>> But such data independence can be just as well achieved with graph-
>> based data models.
>> -- Jan Hidders
>Well, I have yet to see it. Until I see any real evidence of a
>graph-based data model with physical data independence, we will just
>have to disagree.

Perhaps this is the wrong kind of reply, but if you're interested in Jan's PhD thesis on graph-based data models, give me your address and I'll mail you a copy.

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