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Title:
Relational database design clearly explained
Author:
Harrington, Jan L.
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Publication Information:
San Diego : AP Professional, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
xiii, 286 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780123264251
Format :
Book

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Central Library QA76.9.D26 H38 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

This work teaches database practitioners the principles of good relational database design. It discusses tradeoffs between theory and practice, for example when it's alright to violate a principle of good design in order to improve performance. The book also shows readers how to construct the SQL statements needed to install well-designed relational databases, and discusses other performance related database design issues, such as indexes and clustering.


Table of Contents

Introduction
Viewing the Database World as Entities
The Relational Data Model
Normalization
Key Constraints
Configuring Columns
Indexing and Clustering
Views
Writing SQL Definition Statements

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