Chapter 7. Implementation: Schema and Database Design

[A.7.1] No amount of contingency planning can prepare you for every possible problem. At some point, though, you need to cross that thin line between discussion and action to officially begin your implementation.

At this stage, you’ve outlined all of the actors and use cases, you understand your user and management expectations, and you have made some fundamental decisions about how to set up ClearQuest. Now it is time to start defining your database.

There are several options available with regard to the type of database to use with ClearQuest. Looking at your deployment design, which we addressed in previous chapters, helps in the decision. Of course, if you are using a Windows platform, you ...

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