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An Introduction to Database Design


An Introduction to Database Design

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Paul White
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Excellent article paul.Couldn't ask much better than this.
Great work done.
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Very nice Paul. A good primer for the millions of simple database conversions out there.


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Hats off to you, Paul! Excellent article. Very beautifully explained via the use of a nice, gripping story that evolves itself into shape.

Thank-you!

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Brilliant article!
Well explained - I think even a DB novice would be able to understand this.

I wish I could have given more stars Smile

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Excellent article!
It really explains the basics of database design in a fun, not-too-technical manner.

Great job!

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Hey Paul,

I couldn't stop myself to say that your article was great and nicely present even a layman can understand what you trying to describe through your post.

It just like reading some story about the SQL man.

Good work keep it up..!!!

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Paul, thanks for this article and very needed for me at this time as I have an intern who is learning about SQL Server database design. I quickly printed your article out for him to read today and we can discuss later.

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Great article. I plan on sharing this with a few of my co-workers who are being pushed to learn SQL, yet don't understand DBs.
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This is quite possibly one of the best technical articles for a wide audience that I have read in a long time, Paul. To anyone who is already well acquainted with database design, there won't be much new here but that isn't the target audience, is it? I really like how the story was used and how concepts were built upon each other in manageable chunks to get to the final point.

I haven't rated an article in long while but had to stop to log in and rate this one. Anytime I need to explain any of the concepts of normalization or explain database design to a business person, I'll be including this article as a reference.

While the database design aspect of this article may have been a review, I did learn something here - a great method for teaching and writing.

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