Re: RM's Canonical database

From: paul c <>
Date: Sat, 01 Jul 2006 16:14:30 GMT
Message-ID: <Gbxpg.113971$IK3.35710_at_pd7tw1no>

Michael Gaab wrote:
> "mAsterdam" <> wrote in message news:44a63f88$0$31653$

>> Robert Martin wrote:
>>> ... business rules don't belong in the database.
>> What, in your opinion, does belong in the database?

> Imagine that your database is used by multiple applications where
> each application has different business rules. IMO, this is one reason
> why one should not include business rules in a db. So the answer to
> your question is *data*.

I'm trying to imagine two apps that use the same data with different business rules. Wouldn't they screw each other? eg., one could leave the db in a state that didn't obey the other's rules?

p Received on Sat Jul 01 2006 - 18:14:30 CEST

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