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O-R Mapping and Data Modeling books

 
Benjamin Weaver
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I have designed objects for some time, but have not yet gotten a firm grasp on persistence, OR-Mapping, or Data Modeling.
Do you know any good books (or websites) on these subjects? I know of one such source, Scott Ambler's site (www.ambysoft.com), but there must be more. I'd love to hear your suggestions.
 
Rudy Dakota
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You can try Java Database Best Practices from O'Reilly. There ara those who think it 's great, and there are those who have comments. It's clarifying, though not perfect, I 'd say.
Good Riddance,
Rudy.
 
Brian McCallister
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Not exactly on database model book, but Eric Evans's Domain Driven Design is a great reference for domain modelling -> O/R Mapping. Scott Ambler's essays (google for his name) are probably the best general references on O/R mapping around. Fowler's most recent book (Patterns of Enterprise stuff) gives a nice toy-level look at O/R mapping and design strategies, but should be treated as an introductory primer in that regard rather than a good way to do it.
 
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