Re: dependency theory
Date: 28 Apr 2004 19:58:42 -0700
sarah_browne101_at_hotmail.com (sb1) wrote in message news:<c0a442c6.0404271124.48ae6126_at_posting.google.com>...
> As part of an assignment i've been asked to:
> Explain in a few paragraphs why dependency theory provides important
> under-pinning for practical database design.
> The lecturer has given very few sparce notes!
> Any pointers would be much appreciated.
I'm sure you probably have seen links such as this, but check out: http://www.cs.uwaterloo.ca/cs-archive/CS-1992/56/92.56.pdf
Especially the second sentence concerning constraints and updateability. I haven't read the entire document myself, but it may point you in the right direction.
Todd Received on Thu Apr 29 2004 - 04:58:42 CEST