ORMs are the preferred object store for discriminating hackers. However ORMs suffer from the object<->relational impedence mismatch which sometimes requires compromises in the design of your object model.
With KiokuDB, you no longer need to compomise! KiokuDB is a object graph persistence engine with several backend stores including a DBI backend that works with your favorite RDBMS.
This talk will introduce the basics of KiokuDB and then delve into a series of real-world case studies to show how KiokuDB effectively fits into more traditional applications.