Content is the heart of the ECM system. All functionalities and features of the ECM system are surrounded by content. For the architecture and maintenance of the ECM system, the understanding of the lifecycle of content in an ECM application is very important. Once content gets inside the CMS application, it passes through different phases, which is common in most standard ECM applications.
However, the storage mechanism of the content varies in different ECM applications.
In this chapter, we will understand, in detail, the lifecycle of content in Alfresco and how these different phases impact different components of Alfresco. We will also try to understand the Alfresco database schema.
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