Written for database novices and pros alike, this new book helps you strengthen your command of the underlying theory and practical techniques associated with data modeling and design and shows you how to better apply these concepts to today's newest database architectures.
Table of Contents
Overview and Road Map. The ANSI/SPARC Database Architecture and Derivations. The Business Model. The Process Model. Normalization Through Data Patterns. The Logical Model. The Data Dictionary. Structured Query Language Fundamentals. The Physical Model. Distributed, Multidatabase, and Federated Models. Multidimensional Models. Object and Hybrid Relational Models. CASE Tools. A Generic Repository Model. A Repository Maintenance Application Mockup.