Object-Orientation FAQ


An Industrial Strength Open Semantic Object Database
-       Symmetric, Fine Grain, Multi-Threaded Architecture
-       Parallel and Asynchronous Disk I/O
-       Automatic Disk Optimization through Dynamic Clustering
-       High Speed OLTP Environment
-       24 Hour - Mission Critical Operation
-       Media Fault Tolerant (Object Replication)
-       Transparent On-line Recovery
Database Administration
-       Full On-line Administration (No Down Time)
-       On-line Incremental or Full Back-Up
-       Dynamically Increase Database Size -   On-line
-       Full On-line Monitoring
Data Management and Consistency
-       Dynamic Schema Evolution
-       Consistent Database Reads without Locking
-       Historical Versioning, both Schema and Data Objects
-       Built-in Enforced Referential Integrity
-       Object Level Implicit or Explicit Locking
-       Hundreds of Concurrent On-line Users
-       Hundreds of Gigabytes Per Database
-       From Few Bytes to Four Gigabytes for Each Object
-       Up to Four Giga-objects Per Database
Object Model
-       Full Object Oriented Model
-       User Extensible Object Meta-Schema
-       Support for Complex, Highly Dynamic, Variable Sized Objects
-       Multiple Inheritance
Intelligent Objects
-       Triggers at Object, Attribute, or at Relationship Level
-       Consistency Rules at Object, Attribute, or at Relationship Level
-       Customizable Intelligent Object Indexing
-       Automatic Inverse Relationships
Open Systems
-       Open C, C++ API
-       Supports Any Commercial Development Tool and Language
-       No Proprietary Tool Required
-       Heterogeneous Cross Platform Client/Server Architecture

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