9780672317583

Database Design

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  • ISBN13:

    9780672317583

  • ISBN10:

    0672317583

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/18/2010
  • Publisher: SAMS PUBLISHING

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Summary

Using client-proven methods and over 15 years of experience with the topic, Dr. Jones provides the reader with an understanding of the practical art of good database design, regardless of database type. Readers who have been confused by the high-end, academic style of current database design books will benefit from the approachable, tutorial style.

Author Biography

Frederic H. Jones, Ph.D., has been involved in database design and programming for fifteen years. He has designed and developed commercially available relational and object oriented database systems and applications, as well as database designs for clients such as GE, Westinghouse, Herman Miller Corporation, Lightolier, Moen, Carrier Corp and Electronic Arts. He is the founder of Eclat, Inc., a major database publisher in the construction industry and currently CEO of Learning Square, Inc. an Internet distance learning development and consulting firm.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1(9)
Part I Overview of Database Design
Understanding Database Fundamentals
9(28)
Exploration of Database Models
37(20)
Database Design Planning
57(22)
The Database Design Life Cycle
79(34)
Part II Analyzing and Modeling Business Requirements
Gathering Business and System Requirements
113(36)
Establishing a Business Model
149(12)
Understanding Entities and Relationships
161(24)
Normalization: Eliminating Redundant Data
185(24)
Entity Relationship Modeling
209(26)
Modeling Business Processes
235(24)
Part III Designing the Database
Designing Tables
259(36)
Integrating Business Rules and Data Integrity
295(24)
Designing Views
319(26)
Applying Database Design Concepts
345(38)
Part IV Life After Design
Implementing Database Security
383(24)
Change Control
407(20)
Analyzing Legacy Databases for Redesign
427(64)
Appendixes
A Sample Physical Database Implementation
447(16)
B Popular Database Design Tools
463(2)
C Database Design Checklists
465(10)
D Sample Database Designs
475(12)
E Sample Table Sizing Worksheet
487(4)
Glossary 491(6)
Index 497

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