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Expert SQL Server 2005 Development by Hugo Kornelis, Lara Rubbelke, Adam Machanic

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Chapter 1. Software Development Methodologies for the Database World

Database application development is a form of software development and should be treated as such. Yet all too often the database is thought of as a secondary entity when development teams discuss architecture and test plansmany database developers do not seem to believe that standard software development best practices apply to database applications.

Virtually every application imaginable requires some form of data store. And many in the development community go beyond simply persisting application data, creating applications that are data driven. A data-driven application is one that is designed to dynamically change its behavior based on dataa better term might, in fact, be ...

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