Applying Business Rules�Here or There?

Friday Sep 14th 2007 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

Decide where to implement your business logic.

[From Developer.com]

If memory serves me correctly, in the first Hitchhiker's Guide published in 1995 (is that only 12 years ago?), I began a decade of discussions on managing business rules. In those days, SQL Server was a lot simpler, would run on an Intel 286 with about as much RAM as I have in my new Citizen watch—or so it seemed. Nevertheless, business rules are still a serious problem because developers were still spending an inordinate amount of time weaving these rules into client applications only to have to start over when the rules changed 30 minutes after the application was released to the users.

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