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Database Systems: Concepts, Design and Applications by S. K. Singh

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16.4. ORDBMS Design

The rich variety of data types in an ORDBMS offers a database designer many opportunities for a more efficient design. As discussed in previous sections, an ORDBMS supports number of much better solution compared to RDBMS and other databases.

  • ORDBMS allows to store the video as an user-defined abstract data type (ADT) object and write methods that capture any special manipulation that an user wish to perform. Allowing users to define arbitrary new data types is a key feature of ORDBMs. The ORDBMS allows users to store and retrieve objects of type jpeg-image which stores a compressed image representing a single frame of film, just like an object of any other type, such as integer. New atomic data types usually need to have ...

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