Re: DB Design Principles for RDBMS
Date: Mon, 10 Feb 2003 12:07:25 -0000
Make it as complex as sufices to capture the detail of the thing being modeled
Discover your data and processes (aka database constraints) during your design.
> 3. Use commen sense
Use rational and critical thinking
Normalise your design to the point where it makes the specification of most constraints easier
> 5. Spend enoug time on your conceptual/logical data model,
> because mistakes made there will be hard to correct.
Generate your logical design directly as a physical database, and then iterate.
Business Intelligence, IBM Global Services Received on Mon Feb 10 2003 - 13:07:25 CET