f.Serialized LOB

  1. Motivation
    1. Saves a graph of objects by serializing them into a single large object (LOB), which it stores in a database field.
  2. Summary
    1. it is a kind of memento pattern.
    2. Several small object belongs to a parent it converted to one large object and then saved as a field in related database tables.
    3. Drawing are good examples of it that contains several objects like circles, lines etc.
  3. References
    1. http://martinfowler.com/eaaCatalog/serializedLOB.html