Rashid, Awais and Sawyer, Peter (2000) Object database evolution using separation of concerns. ACM SIGMM Records, 29 (4). pp. 26-33. ISSN 1947-4598Full text not available from this repository.
This paper proposes an object database evolution approach based on separation of concerns. The lack of customisability and extensibility in existing evolution frameworks is a consequence of using attributes at the meta-object level to implement links among meta-objects and the injection of instance adaptation code directly into the class versions. The proposed approach uses dynamic relationships to separate the connection code from meta-objects and aspects - abstractions used by Aspect-Oriented Programming to localise cross-cutting concerns - to separate the instance adaptation code from class versions. The result is a customisable and extensible evolution framework with low maintenance overhead.
|Journal or Publication Title:||ACM SIGMM Records|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications|
|Deposited On:||15 Oct 2012 11:31|
|Last Modified:||18 Jan 2017 05:53|
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