Object model mapping and runtime engine for employing relational database with object oriented software

  • US 6,101,502 A
  • Filed: 09/25/1998
  • Issued: 08/08/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/26/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method for interfacing an object oriented software application with a relational database, comprising the steps of:

  • selecting an object model;

    generating a map of at least some relationships between schema in the database and the selected object model;

    employing the map to create at least one interface object associated with an object corresponding to a class associated with the object oriented software application; and

    utilizing a runtime engine which invokes said at least one interface object with the object oriented application to access data from the relational database.

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