Object-Relational Mapping

  • Mike Keith
  • Merrick Schincariol
  • Massimo Nardone


The largest part of an API that persists objects to a relational database ends up being the object-relational mapping (ORM) component. The topic of ORM usually includes everything from how the object state is mapped to the database columns to how to issue queries across the objects. We are focusing this chapter primarily on how to define and map entity state to the database, emphasizing the simple manner in which it can be done.

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© Mike Keith, Merrick Schincariol, Massimo Nardone 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mike Keith
    • 1
  • Merrick Schincariol
    • 2
  • Massimo Nardone
    • 3
  1. 1.OttawaCanada
  2. 2.RR 3RR 3AlmonteCanada
  3. 3.HelsinkiFinland

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