After completing this chapter, you will be able to:
Gather requirements from the database perspective
Understand business data and its lifetime
Pinpoint operating requirements such as performance, scalability, and security
Estimate capacity planning
In previous lessons, you learned the basics of Microsoft SQL Server 2005: how it may help you, how to install it, and what tools it offers. We will now shift the focus from SQL Server 2005 to your application and explore the way you should capture business requirements to build a solid foundation for your design.
Programmers and project managers frequently underestimate how critical the gathering and comprehension ...