Mastering Database Design

Mastering Database Design

by Helen Holding



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333763179
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 11/02/1999
Series: Palgrave Master Series (Computing) Series
Edition description: 1999
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x (d)

About the Author

HELEN HOLDING spent many years in industry designing and testing new computer systems. These have included a Telephone Billing system, a Centralised Group Pensions system, a Library Control system for BBC Radio and Manufacturing systems. In 1996, she moved into Further Education, working for De Montfort University and Buckingham University, teaching Systems Design Methodologies and Information Systems Development. She is also co-author of Mastering Microsoft Office.

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Why Design.- Defining the Boundaries of the New System.- How Information is Passed Around.- Entity-Relationship Modelling.- Normalisation.- New System Requirements.- Data Dictionary.- Designing Queries.- Building Screens and Reports.- Testing.- Documentation.- Setting up the Data.- Housekeeping.

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