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ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS), Volume 5 Issue 1, Jan. 1987

Data model issues for object-oriented applications
Jay Banerjee, Hong-Tai Chou, Jorge F. Garza, Won Kim, Darrell Woelk, Nat Ballou, Hyoung-Joo Kim
Pages: 3-26
DOI: 10.1145/22890.22945
Presented in this paper is the data model for ORION, a prototype database system that adds persistence and sharability to objects created and manipulated in object-oriented applications. The ORION data model consolidates and modifies a number of...

Integrating an object server with other worlds
Alan Purdy, Bruce Schuchardt, David Maier
Pages: 27-47
DOI: 10.1145/22890.23000
Object-oriented database servers are beginning to appear on the commercial market in response to a demand by application developers for increased modeling power in database systems. Before these new servers can enhance the productivity of...

A shared, segmented memory system for an object-oriented database
Mark F. Hornick, Stanley B. Zdonik
Pages: 70-95
DOI: 10.1145/22890.22891
This paper describes the basic data model of an object-oriented database and the basic architecture of the system implementing it. In particular, a secondary storage segmentation scheme and a transaction-processing scheme are discussed. The...

KNOs: KNowledge acquisition, dissemination, and manipulation Objects
D. Tsichritzis, E. Fiume, S. Gibbs, O. Nierstrasz
Pages: 96-112
DOI: 10.1145/22890.23001
Most object-oriented systems lack two useful facilities: the ability of objects to migrate to new environments and the ability of objects to acquire new operations dynamically. This paper proposes Knos, an object-oriented environment that...