9. Field Specifications
It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important.
—SHERLOCK HOLMES, THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
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Fields are the bedrock of the database. They represent characteristics of the subjects that are important to an organization. Fields store the data that the organization uses as the basis of information—information that is vital to its daily operations, success, and future growth. Despite their inherent value, ...