[MUD-Dev] Object-Oriented Databases

Weston Fryatt wfryatt at muuf.com
Fri May 23 06:56:46 New Zealand Standard Time 2003

From: "John A. Bertoglio" <jb at co-laboratory.com>

> On another note: I just noticed an ad on the back cover of EWeek
> (IT trade journal) where Oracle promotes itself as the database
> behind The Sims Online. I assume it is used for those things for
> which a RDBMS would be logical such as account maintenance,
> billing and so on. I would be surprised if it turns out that it is
> actually used within the game, but who knows?

This topic was brought up months ago in the Game Algorithms list and
Kelly Brock from TheSim Online said they are using Oracle not only
for account managment, But for storing the state of the room that
the player is in.

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