Another Anecdote Supporting the Thick Database Approach

This post describes how our thick database approach helped us to easily identify performance issues within a new application. Dulcian’s BRIM-Objects includes  an object modeling tool  based on UML class diagrams. We built this tool over 10 years ago using

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Don’t be thick – Use a “Thick Database” approach

The trend in recent years has been to decrease reliance on the DBMS (database management system).  Using this approach, all code and logic gets moved to the middle tier.  The database becomes nothing more than “a place to store persistent

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The Software Architect’s Manifesto

We should insist on tools that support good architecture and allow us to build quality systems. There is no reason why systems built today should be harder to build than they were years ago.  Just because we moved to the

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Surviving Major Database Architecture Changes – ODTUG Journal 2012

Michael Rosenblum published this article in the ODTUG Journal in 2012. The Introduction is below: Changes are inevitable in any information system. Even with the best possible requirements analysis, it is extremely hard to anticipate all of the potential changes

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