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Database Design News, Issue #45- Thinking about DB design: A discussion in a forum
March 04, 2009

How to START a database design process

Taking the time to do the analysis in DB Design: A must-read

As you know, my DB Design forum is up and running, allowing for chat and answers to/from all members. The main address is here:

However, I want to attract your attention to a (maybe not so) common question:

When do we know enough about the problem at hand in order to design a real, live DB?

You can contribute here (and I hope you will):

This is actually quite an intriguing and basic question...

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