Using Stag with Relational Databases


In many applications, a large bulk of the code is dedicated to mapping between the relational database and some other format convenient for application programmers. This code is frequently bulky, difficult to maintain, and unnecessary.

One approach often taken is object-relational mapping. I feel this approach suffers from problems. Generally the object view of the world is assumed to be superior and the relational view is hidden behind the object layer.

Stag takes a different approach. The aim is to provide a useful utility for helping with

chris mungall
Last modified: Thu Dec 5 21:22:20 PST 2002