What are the advantages/disadvantages of database abstraction layers?
Discover the advantages and disadvantages of using database abstraction layers, as opposed to database-specific coding, and learn why abstraction layers offer maximum flexibility.
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A database abstraction layer allows for maximum flexibility and guarantees that when additional business applications need to access the database, there isn't a lot of rework involved in trying to support them. And believe me, additional applications will want to access the database. It's only a matter of time.
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