06434568 is referenced by 381 patents.
A system, method, and article of manufacture are provided for implementing information services patterns associated with a relational database management system in an object-oriented persistence architecture. An object attribute is translated to and from a database value utilizing a database. Data is controlled in the database utilizing a data retrieval mechanism encapsulated in a data handler. Data access to the database is then organized among a plurality of business entities utilizing a plurality of business objects. Multiple business objects are retrieved across a network in one access operation. Retrieved data is mapped into objects. Then a warning is provided upon retrieval of objects missing at least one attribute. The warning includes information on how to handle the at least one missing attribute.