Re: Content Management

Subject: Re: Content Management
From: Peter <pnewman1 -at- optonline -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 02 Jul 2002 21:57:47 -0400

Suzanne Chiles wrote:
> > I don't see why a rudimentary system couldn't be cobbled together in
> > Access and then later ported to a real database as the company expands
> > and the need grows. And this could probably be done by an intern with a
> > week of design (collaborating with users) and a week of construction. It
> > wouldn't be as robust as a commercial system or have all the bells and
> > whistles, but it might be adequate for the purpose.
> >
> > Dick
> I agree with you completely, Dick. Storing the documents in a database is an
> excellent idea and, as you point out, relatively simple to implement. And,
> especially for marketing documents, the ability to search based on keywords
> in the document titles could be quite beneficial.

While I agree your comment about storage in a relational database, I
certainly would not choose Access. It's much too flaky. DB2, yes. Even
better, storing the documents in an XML repository. You would have much
more flexible search and retrieval capabilities, with less chance of
data corruption.

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