Database design, management, and administration
The tasks involved with application design, database design, database management, and Lotus Domino system administration may overlap, depending on the size of your organization and the structure of job responsibilities. In some organizations, an application developer may be responsible for both application and database design, while in others, a database manager may handle all database design and management tasks. In addition, database management overlaps with Domino system administration.

Therefore, depending on your organization, make sure you work closely with the people who are responsible for design, management, and administration tasks. For example, controlling user access is primarily a Domino system administrator's responsibility, yet the application developer may determine these access levels because they are often integral to the database design. If design changes are necessary after a database is in production, be sure to:

For more information on designing or redesigning databases, see the Release Notes and Domino Designer 7 Help.

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