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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Oracle described its 8.1 database as an object-relational database. Perhaps some future release of Oracle will be described as a SQL-NoSQL database.
In the following sections the conceptual framework model for the different parts of the CBIR system and possibilities for its mapping onto an object-relational database management system (ORDBMS) are described.
The WebGain Studio 4.1 Professional Edition adds WebGain TopLink, an object-relational database mapping capability.
It was later repositioned as an extension to the Dynamic Server database to support SQL-3 and the integration of new data types and index methods, and not as a new object-relational database per se.
Object-relational database systems supporting nearest-neighbor and user-defined access methods need to know the associated costs involved in using these methods to make the appropriate decision about how to proceed.
PostgreSQL, a leading open source object-relational database with years of strong reputation for reliability and enterprise functionality, plays a central role in Citus Data's approach.
PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source, object-relational database system.

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