WODA: A Slim Web Oriented Database
||WODA: A Slim Web Oriented Database
||Heterogeneous and Internet Databases,
City University of Hong Kong Press,
Hong Kong, 1999, ISBN: 962-937-046-8
||Typical data that is published on the Web fits into a common schema and layout, for example homepages, course information, bibliographies, mailing list archives, documentary data etc. But with the exception of large sites maintained by media companies, databases are not used to deliver such information. Instead, most people use various HTML editors to craft individual Web pages and the file system is used to store them as files. The author claims that the reason for this is that most of the mammoth database systems are overkill - in price, use of system and human resources - to be used for these rather simple tasks. Since 1995, the author has been developing a database system that simplifies the management of multimedia databases - WODA. The acronym stands for Web Oriented Database. Such databases enable the creation, maintenance and use of database systems using a Web browser, and support the conventions of the Web such as integration with Email and the commonly used search syntax. Advanced features of WODA include a software agent and an application generator. WODA is easy to install and databases can be set up in minutes. This, rather than indexing speed, scaling, transaction processing etc. has been the design focus of WODA. WODA development started before the big database players offered useful solutions for the Web. It remains competitive in non-mission critical applications that must be developed rapidly, on a tight budget and where not much time can be spent on maintenance. Most importantly, WODA makes the delivery of Web pages out of a database simple enough for non-commercial web sites and therefore educates towards the proper way of publishing information on the Web.
||Internet, Web, database, rapid prototyping, document management
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||Opisano je orodje za izdelavo spletnih zbirk podatkov.
||Internet, splente zbirke podatkov, upravljanje z dokumenti, hitra izdelava prototipov
||Referat - Mednarodni (do 2 točki) (1.3.2)
||Objavljeno predavanje na znanstveni konferenci (1.08)
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