Finding where to apply object-relational database schema refactorings: an ontology-guided approach

Less complex object-relational (OR) database schemas are more understandable, changeable, maintainable and reusable. This paper addresses the use of OR metrics to (i) detect complex fragments of OR database schemas, which are candidates to perform refactorings, and (ii) to assess if the application of the selected refactorings has indeed reduced the schema… CONTINUE READING