What is meta? ×
Meta Stack Exchange is where users like you discuss bugs, features, and support issues that affect the software powering all 134 Stack Exchange communities.


Should we add the tag "object-database"?

Reason? There are two broad types of databases: relational databases, and object databases. I think a distinguishing tag would make sense on a number of levels.

share|improve this question

migrated from stackoverflow.com Feb 26 '11 at 12:14

This question came from our site for professional and enthusiast programmers.

Personally, I would very much prefer specific tags for the database in use, rather than general tags for the type of database. If your question is just about databases in general, you probably don't know or need to make the distinction between relational and object databases. –  Cody Gray Feb 26 '11 at 12:23
There are also flat file databases out there as well - en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flat_file_database - which are these days things like csv files, but used to compete with relational database. –  amelvin Feb 26 '11 at 13:52

1 Answer 1

up vote 2 down vote accepted

We already have object-oriented-database with 11 questions and object-datbase with 32.

share|improve this answer
Oooooh. When I typed in "object-", the dropdown list only gives 5 answers - and "object-database" was not in the list. Suggest adding a little arrow to scroll through the list of suggestions, like Google offers? –  Contango Feb 26 '11 at 12:43

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .