Re: In defence of the fat database
Date: Wed, 7 Oct 2009 00:50:35 -0700 (PDT)
On Oct 7, 5:50 am, TroyK <cs_tr..._at_juno.com> wrote:
> On Oct 6, 11:04 am, Nilone <rea..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Oct 6, 5:39 pm, laurip <lauri.j.pietari..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > > On 6 Okt, 15:44, Nilone <rea..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > Why am I not surprised that a class-based programming language is
> > > > involved.
> > > What class-based programming language are you referring to?
> > Quoting from the article you linked (which seems to have moved, btw):
> > "But then at the dawn of the new millenium, something happened. And
> > that something misteriously made the role of the DBMS inside a
> > database application project diminish to insignificant. Of course I'm
> > talking about Java and J2EE here now..."
> > Java, of course, is a class-based object-oriented programming language.
> I suppose you could say that "...a class-based programming language is
> involved." in much the same way you might say that Codd's papers
> involved a hierarchical data model.
When I made that post, I had only read part 1. I have now read all 4 parts.
Many of the issues described have been discussed in this group in the past. If the author or the OP can offer any solutions, I'll be interested in hearing about it. My hobby horse at the moment is to understand the problems of entities and objects. Received on Wed Oct 07 2009 - 09:50:35 CEST