Did You Know – Database Management System


OpenInsight’s database management system is based on pluggable storage implementations, called filing systems.  The most common example is Linear Hash, which is implemented by the RTP57 filing system function.  The configuration information for those filing systems, which primarily defines the set of tables available to an application, is stored persistently (i.e., is not lost when you log out of OpenInsight) in a .DBT file.

In OpenInsight terms, a table is available if it is attached, and thus can be opened.  As a result, without additional coding, a table is not available unless it is in the application’s .DBT file. READ ON…

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