Re: In an RDBMS, what does "Data" mean?

From: Laconic2 <>
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2004 08:51:14 -0400
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"Tony" <> wrote in message

> Yes. So perhaps an RDBMS is less "idiot proof" than some other DBMSs.
> My preference would be have educated database designers designing the
> database, rather than ignorant aplication developers doing it. There
> really isn't that much to learn: the rules of normalisation can be
> taught in a day, surely.

You can learn HOW to normalize in a day. Learning WHEN to normalize takes months. And, if this topic is any indication, learning WHY to normalize can take an entire career. Received on Tue Jun 15 2004 - 14:51:14 CEST

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