This article announces the Jease content management framework's support for an additional object-oriented datatabase (Perst). But its real focus is the Jease founder's view that the principles of object-orientation unlock significant efficiency benefits. “When working on a complex domain, you really want to use a domain model based on the principles of object-orientation," said Jablonski. "That’s why object-relational-mapping is a must for complex projects involving relational databases. But mapping relational tables to objects comes with additional costs, and seems overall a little bit antiquated.” The full article is at http://java.dzone.com/news/jease-benefits-principles