Re: CamelCase For Procedures Names

From: Jared Still <>
Date: Tue, 22 May 2012 08:26:13 -0700
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On Mon, May 21, 2012 at 12:39 PM, Jeff Chirco <> wrote:
> Really, I feel table names should be plural. I believe Steve Feuerstein
> recommends this too. It is a Table of EMPLOYEES not a Table of EMPLOYEE.

This was also the recommendation of Richard Barker, of CASE*Method fame.

When designing data models, entities are singular to emphasize that what is being
described is a single instance of data.

Tables are plural, as they are a collection of the instances described by entities in the model.

Jared Still
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