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Object-oriented databases

1st edition, June 1992

This Ecma Technical Report provides general background information on object-oriented systems, object-oriented databases, object-oriented database management systems, and identifies issues related to databases.

General background information on the object-oriented approach is provided, and specifically the following items are discussed:

  •  significance of current interest in object-oriented systems;
  •  issues to be addressed by object-oriented database developers;
  •  standardisation activity.

The intent of the report is to inform readers who are unfamiliar with object-oriented databases and highlight the related issues.

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