Do you test your SQL or SQL generated by your database framework? There are frameworks like DbUnit that allow you to create real in-memory database and execute real SQL. But its very hard to use(not ...
Doctrine and Propel both make use of single and concrete table inheritance to map object relationships. The former sees all possible fields in the class tree mapped to a single table - whereas the ...
I'm starting to use the ORM recommended by the framework I choose, and though I like the idea of the added layer of abstraction the ORM provides, I'm starting to realize what this really means. It ...
Are there any patterns which seem sensible when designing an object oriented domain, but do not translate nicely onto a relational database schema? If so, are there standard patterns that can be used ...
I was browsing through this talk about "Historically Bad Ideas" over the history of Computer Science, and found an interesting presentation about the rise & fall of the Java Enterprise ...