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Lotus Notes® and Domino® 6 Application Development Exam Cram™ 2 (Exams 610, 611, and 612) by David Hatter, Tim Bankes

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Understanding Domino Application Architecture

Domino databases are containers for the applications. The database design elements and actual data are both stored within the Domino databases.

The Domino database is an object store, containing various types of Notes documents. These Notes documents comprise design elements, design logic contained in designer code, Access Control List information, as well as the actual data entered and used by the application users. Table 3.3 describes the major components of a Domino database.

Each database is an actual file with an .nsf extension. The .nsf represents Notes Storage Facility.

Table 3.3. Components of a Domino Database
ComponentFunction
Access Control List (ACL)Defines the users of the database and ...

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