6. Design Reviews

Decisions made during the database design process and the application development life cycle (ADLC) must be reviewed to ensure correctness. This is the purpose of a design review.

What Is a Design Review?

Design reviews are an important facet of the ADLC for database applications. It is during the design review that all aspects of the database and application code are reviewed for efficiency, effectiveness, and accuracy. It is imperative that all database applications, regardless of their size, be reviewed to ensure that the application is designed properly, that the coding techniques are cost-effective, and that the database can be accessed and modified correctly and efficiently. The design review is an important process for ...

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