Data Modeling Essentials, 2nd Edition: A Comprehensive Guide to Data Analysis, Design, and Innovation / Edition 2

Data Modeling Essentials, 2nd Edition: A Comprehensive Guide to Data Analysis, Design, and Innovation / Edition 2

by Graeme C. Simsion, Graham Witt
ISBN-10:
1576108724
ISBN-13:
9781576108727
Pub. Date:
12/01/2000
Publisher:
Coriolis Group

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Data Modeling Essentials, 2nd Edition: A Comprehensive Guide to Data Analysis, Design, and Innovation / Edition 2

Written by leading practitioners, this guide to data analysis, design and innovation is a tutorial and reference for systems analysts, business analysts, specialist data modelers, database designers, and students requiring a practical understanding of a project. It includes many practical examples to illustrate choices available to modelers and criteria for selecting the best model. The book explores the difference between modeling business data requirements and designing and maintaining the resulting database, including the impact of universal server and data distribution. A revision of the first successful edition published by Coriolis in 1994, this book contains numerous updates and additional chapters to illustrate real world data modeling for commercial information systems.

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ISBN-13: 9781576108727
Publisher: Coriolis Group
Publication date: 12/01/2000
Edition description: 2ND
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 7.39(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.16(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Overview of Data Modeling
Chapter 1: What is Data Modeling?
Chapter 2: Basic Normalization
Chapter 3: The Entity-Relationship Approach
Chapter 4: Subtypes and Supertypes
Chapter 5: Putting It All Together
Chapter 6: Organizing the Data Modeling Task

Part II: Advanced Data Modeling
Chapter 7: More About Relationships and Foreign Keys
Chapter 8: Advanced Normalization
Chapter 9: Primary Keys and Identity
Chapter 10: Attributes
Chapter 11: Time-Dependent Data
Chapter 12: Modeling Business Rules
Chapter 13: Modeling for Data Warehouses and Data Marts
Chapter 14: Corporate Data Modeling
Appendix A: Check List for Data Model Review
Appendix B: An Approach to Presenting Large Data Models
Index

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