object-relational DBMS

object-relational DBMS

A database management system (DBMS) that provides both relational and object database management capabilities. See universal server.
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1999) the implementation of a set of new SQL primitives: Transpose, Vertical Partitioning, Round-robin, Horizontal Partitioning, sequence functions, sampling, which were added to NonStop SQL/MX, a parallel, object-relational DBMS from the Tandem Division of Compaq; is reported.
According to IDC, `Sentences appears to offer clear benefits in a number of key areas of data management that are not especially well served by relational or object-relational DBMS technology.
Its basic object-relational DBMS architecture was designed at the University of California at Berkeley in the mid 1980s as part of the POSTGRES research project under the direction of Dr.
The Illustra(TM) object-relational DBMS extends the widely accepted relational database model, enabling users to store, manage and analyze advanced information types such as audio, text, video and images in a single database with character strings and numbers, using industry-standard structured query language (SQL).
The Illustra Object-Relational DBMS, combined with Illustra's Visual Intelligence technology -- a powerful, content-based image retrieval system for retrieving images, animation and video from complex multimedia databases -- provides the foundation for building customized asset management solutions tailored to the unique needs of each organization.
The Web DataBlade enables the Illustra object-relational DBMS to be an intelligent complex data store for a Web server, providing complex data management for audio, images, video, structured text and virtually any advanced data type.

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