Object database evolution using separation of concerns

Rashid, Awais and Sawyer, Peter (2000) Object database evolution using separation of concerns. ACM SIGMM Records, 29 (4). pp. 26-33. ISSN 1947-4598

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Abstract

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.

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ACM SIGMM Records
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15 Oct 2012 10:31
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Published
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