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Supporters of object oriented databases list numerous advantages for using the object oriented approach versus the relational one. Is the relational database model doomed to extinction or are there characteristics of the relational model which make it better suited in certain situations than its object oriented counterpart? Discuss, and support your explanations with your own experience and research.

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Problem: Supporters of object oriented databases list numerous advantages for using the object oriented approach versus the relational one. Is the relational database model doomed to extinction or are there characteristics of the relational model which make it better suited in certain situations than its object oriented counterpart? Discuss, and support your explanations with your own experience and research.

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The relational database model is not doomed to extinction, but will ...

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The differences between object oriented databases and relational databases are discussed. Whether or not the relational databases are doomed for extinction and the reasons why or why not are explained.

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