[Vm-dev] Re: A Smalltalk object database idea

David T. Lewis lewis at mail.msen.com
Tue Dec 29 20:02:07 UTC 2009

On Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 02:33:36PM -0500, Louis LaBrunda wrote:
> I don't know a lot about Gemstone or how it is implemented but an object
> database is what I am trying to achieve.  In VA Smalltalk there is Voss
> from Logicarts http://voss.logicarts.com/ and Tenacity from TotallyObjects
> http://www.totallyobjects.com/tenacity.htm.  I think both are very good
> especially Voss.  Both are written is Smalltalk without modification of the
> VM.  I think both use proxy objects to link the object in memory with the
> database.  I believe they save/read objects to/from the database (made up
> of very many small files) with an object dumper/loader.

You will also want to have a look at Magma, which is written in Squeak:


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