Re: Insurance data models...any tips on good starting point?
Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2008 16:33:56 -0700
aai_jj <jjohnson_at_grafikchaos.com> wrote:
>We have a client that has the typical online quote generator but is
>looking to revamp that process and tie it in with other services he
>can sell to other insurance clients. The application is still in its
>infancy but could have the potential of blowing up in our face if we
>don't plan accordingly.
>The old website used a fairly simple RDB with a lot of array
>manipulation done by the developers, but we'd like to make it a little
>more object-oriented, maybe even consider an EAV modeling approach to
>allow for the growth.
Why not try Russian roulette? There is only a one in six chance of you shooting yourself. It is more likely that EAV that will be a problem.
>Are there any insurance data models out there to start from or is
>anybody willing to share their experience on similar projects?
>Any thoughts or direction would be greatly appreciated.
EAV is not a good idea.
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