object-relational database


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object-relational database

A database that provides both relational and object database capabilities. See universal server.
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1) IDC, "An Overview of the Object-Relational Database Management Systems Software Market in 2003"
Designed for the emerging event-driven and service-oriented executable web, it comprises several traditionally distinct server features in a single server solution that includes: Web Services Platform, Object-Relational Database (SQL & XML), Replication Server, Web Application Server, and more.
IDC today announced its vendor market share information for the worldwide relational and object-relational database management systems software market, which has garnered much interest over the past year particularly due to the decline of the market in 2002 and complex changes in the economy.
This market segment, part of the $14 billion relational and object-relational database market, is being fueled by the 200 percent annual growth in corporate data volumes, which is expected to accelerate dramatically with the introduction of such new technologies as 3G in mobile communications, radio-frequency identification (RFID) in retail and manufacturing, and information management to support Sarbanes-Oxley in public corporations across all industries in the US.
His technology experience also includes various senior positions at global software giant, Oracle, and his role as vice president of product marketing at start-up Illustra, an Object-Relational Database company.
Won Kim, who is renowned for his expertise in database management technology and is one of the creators of the first object-oriented and object-relational database systems in the world.
1 is a feature-rich, object-relational database that delivers the functionality required for advanced database-driven applications.
As part of the strategic agreement, the companies will integrate PointBase's 100% Pure Java(TM) object-relational database management software with the Lineo Embedix(TM) SDK.
At LinuxWorld today, PointBase(R) announced that it is partnering with DevelopOnline to offer the PointBase 100% Pure Java(TM) object-relational database management software through DevelopOnline's Web-based open platform development site.
He is the author of five books -- including the first ever on object-oriented and object-relational database management systems -- and more than 50 technical papers.

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