Chapter 2. Architectural Patterns

Architectural Patterns are the larger building blocks of your application. They define how the data is stored in the database.

Microsoft Dynamics NAV uses the SQL Server as a database platform. Within the SQL Server, there are a large number of ways to store data. This chapter will discuss a number of ways that are best practice, which will be recognized by the experienced developers.

The members of the Architectural Patterns are the Design Patterns that typically contain field elements and pieces of business logic. Other parts of the business logic are provided by the internal API's generic containers with reusable functions.

All the patterns are described with an abstract, technical description, and with a few ...

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