Chapter 9. pureQuery and Project Zero

Throughout this book, we have evaluated various persistence technologies. Up until now, the mechanisms we examined in this book have been standards based or open-source Java solutions—or both. In this chapter, we are going to deviate from this pattern and evaluate pureQuery, a commercial solution from IBM that represents a different approach. There are a number of reasons we think you should find it worthwhile to examine pureQuery:

  • You may want to exploit new languages or new architectures. For example, in Chapter 2, “High-Level Requirements and Persistence,” we discussed the emergence of Web 2.0 and how data access patterns are different. You may want a persistence solution that is optimized around the Web ...

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