First published in 1992, this volume explores the use of object oriented methods which is forecast to grow rapidly, with their flexibility and facility to overcome some of the inadequacies of relational databases. This timely book reviews their potential in the data management context.
It examines the impact of object oriented techniques on the practice of data management including data analysis, database design, database administration and DBMS operation. The main emphasis of the book is on practical experience of developing and applying 00 methods in the most popular application areas. Its four parts covering the background to object technology, the products, the applications and the implications.