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My dissertation research area was object-oriented databases (parallel object-oriented databases). Part of my research involved substantial enhancements to U.Va.'s ADAMS OODBMS prototype, including the creation of a parallel version of ADAMS.

ADAMS - the web as a testing/validation tool

The "Oracle of Bacon", an ADAMS application written by colleague Brett Tjaden, currently handles 20,000 queries a day on an ADAMS database containing over 250,000 objects. It was selected by Time magazine as a top 10 web site for 1996. This provided the ADAMS internals development team (shown above) with an abundant quantity of performance and reliability information. Note: As of some unspecified date in 1999 the Oracle no longer uses ADAMS...

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This page created by Russ Haddleton 3/13/95, last updated: 12/16/96 at 1:00am (dead links pruned 5/2002)