Refactoring of a Database [article]

Ayeesha Dsousa, Shalini Bhatia
2009 arXiv   pre-print
The technique of database refactoring is all about applying disciplined and controlled techniques to change an existing database schema. The problem is to successfully create a Database Refactoring Framework for databases. This paper concentrates on the feasibility of adapting this concept to work as a generic template. To retain the constraints regardless of the modifications to the metadata, the paper proposes a MetaData Manipulation Tool to facilitate change. The tool adopts a Template
more » ... Pattern to make it database independent. The paper presents a drawback of using java for constraint extraction and proposes an alternative.
arXiv:0912.1016v1 fatcat:rs4rtqwkg5h7reg7roihyo2ljm