Diaxon are experts in
database design and we have written an in-depth guide that encompasses
all the key
topics that must be considered for even the most apparently
simple application. For sound and comprehensive advice on data modelling,
how to create a 'logical model' and turning that model into an effective
database schema, this book contains the essential information you will need. It is a
concise and straightforward practical guide that will take you through the steps
from formalising your business requirements through data modelling,
converging your entity model and transforming it into a robust and efficient database design.
Now in its updated 2nd edition, this authoritative guide is packed with
useful information and is to be found on a number of recommended reading
lists for data modelling and database design courses.
It cuts through jargon and keeps theory down to a minimum.
describes many real-life examples and provides effective
solutions to common modelling conundrums. It helps you avoid some of the
horrors waiting to ensnare the unwary and inexperienced database designer!
A useful sourcebook for both beginners and
more experienced designers. Suitable for those purely involved with data
modelling through to serious database designers.
As you will see, to start with all you will
need is common sense, pen and paper - sophisticated CASE design tools
are only needed for complex projects.
If this book saves just a few hours
of a typical
project's time, its purchase will be justified many times over. Suitable
for projects using any of the main database systems including SQL
Server, MySQL, MS Access & Oracle.
If you would like a preview of this
book, download the PDF file and read the FREE chapter on data
modelling. This chapter covers introduction to DM through to a good
standard of Third Normal Form design. A good TNF 'entity model' is
half-way to a good database design.
About the Book to see if it covers the information you require.
One of the more difficult areas of modelling
and Organisations. Click on the link for information on how the book deals
with this topic. Note that the Diaxon Enterprise Builder (DEB)
package is a database application built using the methods described in the
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