> Hong Kong Java User Group, 19 August 2002

Time: 19:00 (presentation starts at 19:30)
Venue: INETS, 2 Floor Chuang's Enterprise Building, 382 Lockhart Road, Wanchai
Topic: Java, XML and Databases
Speaker: Akmal B. Chaudhri, IBM developerWorks

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There are a number of alternative options for managing objects using Java and a database. These include JDBC and SQLj with Object-Relational Databases and interfaces supported by the Object-Oriented Database vendors. This presentation will compare and contrast these various approaches. We will also discuss a number of ways to manage XML with a database system. In particular, we will focus on Object-Oriented Databases, Native XML Databases and Object-Relational Databases.


Akmal B. Chaudhri has been working with Objects and Databases for over 10 years. He has been a regular presenter on Java, XML and Databases at a number of international conferences. He has edited the books "Object Databases in Practice", Prentice-Hall, 1998, "Succeeding with Object Databases", John Wiley & Sons, 2000, "Java and Databases", Hermes Penton Science, 2002 and is currently working on a new book titled "XML Data Management", Addison-Wesley, 2003. At present, he works for IBM developerWorks where he is also editor for the Open Source Projects web site. He has previously worked for Reuters, Logica, Computer Associates and Informix Software. He holds a BSc in Computing & Information Systems, MSc in Business Systems Analysis & Design and a PhD in Computer Science.

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