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a shot at the design

subu ananthram
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Joined: May 16, 2004
Posts: 102
Did not give design much of a thought and started coding last weekTypical code monkey
Now when I have some part implemented I thought I'd review what I was doing. implementons the interface provided by sun. is a singleton and delegates to a helper .
This helper will talk to a factory and ask for the database instance.
so soemthing like getDB("flatfile")
now it will get he correct type now flat file later mbe an rdbms.
I have a metadata parser which is static in my that will parse everything and give me
Thats all I have so far..
More during teh weekend
Tell me what you guys think
Barry Gaunt
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Joined: Aug 03, 2002
Posts: 7729
I think it would be a good idea for you to browse this forum for a while. Several people have in the past proposed designs (in much more detail) and have received very good feedback.

Ask a Meaningful Question and HowToAskQuestionsOnJavaRanch
Getting someone to think and try something out is much more useful than just telling them the answer.
Don't get me started about those stupid light bulbs.
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