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Object-relational database design-exploiting object orientation at the database level

Barileé B Baridam, O Owolabi

Abstract


This paper applies the object-relational database paradigm in the design of a Health Management Information System. The class design, mapping of object classes to relational tables, the representation of inheritance hierarchies, and the appropriate database schema are all examined.

Keywords: object relational, database schema, OID, instance variables, health system

Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences Vol. 11(4) 2005: 561-565



http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/gjpas.v11i4.16559
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