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Beginning Database Design Solutions

Rod Stephens
ISBN: 978-0-470-38549-4
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552 pages
November 2008
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I. Introduction to Databases and Database Design.

1. Golas of Effective Database Design.

2. Database Types.

3. Relational Database Fundamentals.

II. Database and Design Process Techniques.

4. Understanding User Needs.

5. Translating User Needs Into Data Models.

6. Extracting Business Rules.

7. Normalizing Data.

8. Designing Databases to Support Software Applications.

9. Common Design Patterns.

10. Common Design Pitfalls.

III. A Detailed Case Study.

11. User Needs and Requirements.

12. Building a Data Model.

13. Building a Relastional Model.

14. Extracting Business Rules.

15. Normalization and Refinement.

16. Microsoft Access.

17. MySQL.

IV. Advanced Topics.

18. Introdution to SQL.

19. Building Databases with SQL Scripts.

20. Databse Elements.

21. Database Security.

Appendix A. Exercise Solutions.

Appendix B. Sample Database Designs.

Appendix C. Glossary.

Index.