Business Data Catalog Concepts

SharePoint 2007

This section contains key concepts and architecture information about the Business Data Catalog.

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Business Data Catalog: Architecture

Business Data Catalog comprises a metadata repository and an object model that provide a unified and simple way to invoke operations and a consistent, object-oriented programming interface for business logic that lives in the various business applications.

Business Data Catalog: Roles and Development Life Cycle

Four roles—business analyst, metadata author, administrator, and developer—are necessary to create and deploy business data solutions in an Office SharePoint Server 2007 environment.

Business Data Catalog: Development Scenarios

Review development scenarios for authoring metadata and building custom applications with Business Data Catalog.

Business Data Catalog: Security Model

Learn about the Business Data Catalog authentication and authorization model.

Business Data Catalog Security Trimmer

Learn about the Business Data Catalog security trimmer.

Related Sections

Business Data Catalog: Metadata Model

Learn how Business Data Catalog provides homogeneous access to the underlying data sources with a declarative metadata model that provides a consistent and simplified client object model.

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