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OODBMS Metamodel Supporting Configuration Management of Large Applications

  • Piotr Habela
  • Kazimierz Subieta
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2425)

Abstract

Many practical cases of database schema evolution require an effective support from configuration management. Although DBMS construction and software configuration management (SCM) constitute the well established areas of research, they are usually considered in separation from each other. In this paper different issues of SCM are summarized and their relevance to DBMS is investigated. We suggest to extend the OODBMS metamodel to allow recording certain aspects of application-database dependencies in a database schema repository. The extended metamodel contains both typical database metamodel information as well as software configuration information. Such a solution we consider necessary for solving some of schema evolution problems.

Keywords

Schema Evolution Unify Modeling Language Database Schema Configuration Management Dependency Information 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Piotr Habela
    • 1
  • Kazimierz Subieta
    • 2
  1. 1.Polish-Japanese Institute of Information TechnologyWarsawPoland
  2. 2.Institute of Computer Science PASWarsawPoland

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