The Example Database
An example database is delivered with Mimer SQL. It is owned by the ident MIMER_STORE and contains various objects to be able to describe and demonstrate functionality in Mimer SQL. For details about the example database see the feature description `The Example Database' on the Mimer SQL developer site,
The example database is based on a store that sells music and books, available in various formats, for example a music album may be available in Audio CD, Cassette, DVD Audio, and Vinyl. The store also has a web site, through which users can place orders. SQL stored procedures (SQL/PSM) support various aspects of the business logic.
The example database forms as the basis for examples given in the Mimer SQL documentation Set
UNIX: On UNIX, the
dbinstallutility, used to create the system databanks, provides an option to create the example database.
Win: On Windows, the Mimer Administrator is used to create the system databanks. The wizard used for this provides an option to create the example database.
The example database can be created manually by using the
exloadprogram, described in the next section.
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