Chapter 5. System Architecture

Here are two complemtentary sources on ashkelon's architecture are:

July 2002 main story/article

JavaOne (2002) alternate presentation (ppt)

5.1.  Database Schema Description

I have created an entity relationship diagram or sorts (pdf) representing the database schema used by ashkelon. Click on the thumbnail for a full-size png:

The script that constructs the schema for a given database is located in $ASHK_HOME/db/ $dbtype /org/ashkelon/db/ashkelon.sql