The POSTGRES Data Model

@inproceedings{Rowe1987ThePD,
  title={The POSTGRES Data Model},
  author={Lawrence A. Rowe and Michael Stonebraker},
  booktitle={VLDB},
  year={1987}
}
The design of the POSTGRES data model is described. The data model is a relational model that has been extended with abstract data types including user-defined operators and procedures, relation attributes of type pro cedure, and attribute and procedure inheri tance. These mechanism can be used to simu late a wide variety of semantic and objectoriented data modeling constructs including aggregation and generalization, complex objects with shared subobjects, and attributes that reference tuples… CONTINUE READING

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