OODBMS


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OODBMS

object-oriented database management system

OODBMS

(Object-Oriented DataBase Management System) See object database.
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The [Lambda]-DB OODBMS is available as open source software at
Client-server OODBMS architectures typically use data-shipping, in which data items are sent from servers to clients so that query processing is performed at the client workstations.
Any properly designed OODBMS can serve a client directly or be run as a member of a distributed system of servers with one server acting as the host [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 6 OMITTED].
If an OODBMS adapter is available, exporting fine granularity objects of OODBMSs will be more convenient since such an adapter relieves the overhead on the ORB by working in cooperation with the OODBMS to handle the objects it owns.
11) This may change in the future, since most of the OODBMS vendors plan to support the OQL query language, which includes facilities for joins [Cattell 1994].
In contrast to traditional relational systems, distributed OODBMS architectures are typically based on a data-shipping approach.
IDs are assigned by the OODBMS and are never changed.
The client-server OODBMS architecture impacts the design of cache consistency maintenance protocols by enforcing a specific partitioning of responsibilities between clients and servers.
The ROMEO system will be based on an object oriented design and will include a commercial OODBMS, facilitating data transfer between applications and enhancing application interoperability.