Implementation of a Distributed Object-Oriented Database Management System
NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA
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Distributed database management systems provide for more flexible and efficient processing. Research in object-oriented database management systems is revealing an abundance of additional benefits that cannot be provided by more traditional database management systems. The Naval Military Personnel Command NMPC is used as a case study to evaluate the requirements of transitioning from a centralized to a distributed database management system. Features and characteristics of both distributed and object-oriented database management systems are used to determine the appropriate configuration for different application environments. The distributed and object-oriented concepts are evaluated in detail in order to allow an organization to appropriately select the type of system to meet their needs. Transition requirements for NMPC, in particular, are identified and a suggested plan of action is presented. Keywords Theses, Database implementation, Database design, Distributed architecture, KBSAKnowledge Base Software Assistant.
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