Data Modeling Essentials: Analysis, Design, and Innovation
An innovative "how-to" guide and design aid to data modeling. This book discusses the theory and practice of data modeling as a design activity, and shows the reader how to increase quality and stimulate creativity with new modeling approaches. The book is useful as both a basic learning tool, and a thought provoking guide to higher achievement in designing and executing data models.
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allow application approach attributes Bachelor of Arts BCNF business rules business specialists candidate keys Chapter Code columns common complex concepts constraints corporate data model creativity data flow diagrams data structure database management systems definition detail determinants documentation Drug Name Drug Short Nume Employee Number enforce entity instance example Figure foreign key function model functional specification handle hierarchy Hospital Number identify implement information systems involved Item logical database design look look-up table Manufacturer many-to-many relationship Number of Doses one-to-many relationships one-to-one relationships Operation Number Operation Type option organization particular performance physical database designer primary key problem Product program logic Qualification real world record redundancy relational database relational model repeating group represent requirements result roles Salesperson self-referencing Share Holding Short Name solution subtypes and supertypes Surgeon Number surrogate keys technique terminology third normal form update users weak entity