Part III. A Bridge to the Land of Object Orientation

A Bridge to the Land of Object Orientation

At a technology level, you may have encountered people describing an "impedance mismatch" between object orientation and relational databases. It's a fancy way to describe the fact that trying to fit the shape of an object-oriented (OO) programmer's world into the shapes of relational tables is sometimes just plain hard work. The two world views just don't automatically line up.

It's not just hard work fitting OO shapes into the relational world, it can also be quite hard for an experienced "data" practitioner to get his or her head around the OO concepts. Throw the two groups into one agile team, ...

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