ParisQ07 Member since 2017 20 posts
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Posted: 2 years ago
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Multiple Database Tables mapped to a Single Concrete Classes?

Greeting, Pega experts,

We have a typical Teacher-Students-Person scenario.

Let's say we have one Class called Teacher, containing Columns like TeacherID, IC No, Name, DOB, Salery, YearsOfTeaching etc.

There is another Class called Student, containing following Columns: StudentID, IC No, Name, DOB, LastScore, DateOfEnrolment, etc.

Can we store common columns,"IC No", "Name" & "DOB", into a Database table called "Person"?

Here is my thought:

Could we create a Person Class in PEGA, containing those properties incl. "IC No, Name & DOB".

Then let both Student & Teacher class inherit from it.

Then specify "External Mapping" for Student and Teacher classes.

Is it doable? How to configure the table joining?

I know that report definition can be used to form Data Pages, but when we set it as "Editable", will Pega know which table to update, and how to update?

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