A Transparent Object-Oriented Schema Change Approach Using View Evolution

  title={A Transparent Object-Oriented Schema Change Approach Using View Evolution},
  author={Young-Gook Ra and Elke A. Rundensteiner},
When a database is shared by many users, updates to the database schema are almost always prohibited because there is a risk of making existing application programs obsolete when they run against the modiied schema. This paper addresses the problem by integrating schema evolution with view facilities. When new requirements necessitate schema updates for a particular user, the user spec-iies schema changes to the personal view rather than to the shared base schema. Our view evolution approach… CONTINUE READING

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