SIGIA-L Mail Archives: Re: SIGIA-L: Architectecting of Databases
Re: SIGIA-L: Architectecting of Databases
From: sean (spcoon_at_mindspring.com)
Date: Thu Feb 08 2001 - 03:07:21 EST
Absolutely. But I'm too fried to say any more tonight about it, except that my NT
(bed) is calling my name. ;-)
sean patrick coon
mc information architect
Andrew McNaughton wrote:
> I'd be interested in a forum like that. I come to this forum mostly from
> the perspective of a back end implementor.
> Andrew McNaughton
> On Wed, 7 Feb 2001, Vivian Bliss wrote:
> > Date: Wed, 7 Feb 2001 06:56:01 -0800
> > From: Vivian Bliss <vbliss_at_microsoft.com>
> > To: 'Kristie' <krs-t_at_mindspring.com>, sigia-l_at_asis.org
> > Cc: 'Blake Carver' <btcarver_at_lisnews.com>
> > Subject: RE: SIGIA-L: Architectecting of Databases
> > I was involved in the database design for a major piece of our current
> > architecture. Our main dev person just recently lamented the lack of
> > somewhere to talk to others who are designing back ends to support an
> > architecture. Are there others on this list involved in the backend that
> > would be interested in chatting about "entity-relationship-entity", how
> > powerful this could be, how it relates to term management, leveraging the
> > system to provide intermediation, disambiguation, personalization, ....tion,
> > ....tion, etc?
> > ~Vivian
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Kristie [mailto:krs-t_at_mindspring.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, February 06, 2001 6:58 PM
> > To: sigia-l_at_asis.org
> > Cc: 'Blake Carver'
> > Subject: Re: SIGIA-L: Architectecting of Databases
> > Is anyone involved in designing the back end databases and such?
> > > > How do you do it?
> > > > Had any luck with Vision or anything else to do it graphically?
> > I never actually get involved with the database design, but I'll create a
> > form and call out the rules for each field. I'll spell out all the
> > functionality needs of a database, the relationship between data, how things
> > will be searched, how data will be displayed and that kind of thing. Most
> > of this kind of communication (the joy of a boutique) is in the form of a
> > long discussion with the lead programmer who will then say "you're asking
> > for a lot" then he or she will tell me how they want me to document the
> > functionality requirements since we have no formal process at this time.
> > Hope this helps.
> > kristie willis
> > project manager
> > thinktank- chicago
> Andrew McNaughton
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