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

  • Barileé B Baridam Department of Mathematics/Computer Sc., University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • O Owolabi Department of Mathematics/Computer Sc., University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Keywords: Object relational, database schema, OID, instance variables, health system

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
Published
2005-12-02
Section
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