Database Implementation Plan for Riordan Manufacturing University of Phoenix DBM/500

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Database Implementation Plan for Riordan Manufacturing

University of Phoenix


Nov 10, 2007



Database Implementation Plan for Riordan Manufacturing

Riordan Manufacturing has asked our firm, LTB and Associates, to develop a web-based plan to be used as a Business-to-Business web site in order to purchase materials from their vendors. We have examined Riordan's products and business systems, interviewed Riordan's employees, and have determined the best course of action to implement the plan.

Riordan Manufacturing is a plastics manufacturer based in several locations across the world. With three plants based in the continental US, which are located in Albany, Georgia; Pontiac Michigan; and in San Jose, California, which is the company headquarters. A fourth plant is located in Hangzhou, China will not be part of the plan as they purchase materials locally.


This where we explain how the database will be set up.

Refer to the ERD, Sequence diagram, Use Case diagram, and Class Diagram that follow


The following paragraphs will describe the considerations that Riordan Manufacturing will need to make in implementing the database plan. Where ever it is possible to for our firm to do so, LTB and Associates will make a recommendation on the choice to make. In order to implement the database properly, these recommendations should be implemented in order to offer the tightest amount of security that will be possible.

Type of Online Processing

Riordan Manufacturing will need to decide between real-time asynchronous processing and batch processing. Real-time asynchronous processing is applicable when the processing must be performed immediately or when the results must eventually be communicated back to an on-line user. One of the problems with real-time processing is that real-time timers and events are required; they are expensive...