Database Design Simple question

  • sizal0234

    SSCommitted

    Points: 1805

    Hi All,

    I am learning and please do not mind basic questions. One of the things which hit me know is the database design.

    Why do we need a database model ( physical or logical) to create a efficient database?

    Is it not possible to have the same using the ssms? We can easily create a new db from ssms.

    Please share your thoughts... links to any good articles.

  • Jeff Moden

    SSC Guru

    Points: 993909

    Please don't double post.  Most of us look at all topics.  You're just splitting answers when you double post.

    For everyone else, here is the first of two posts that has an answer on it...

    https://www.sqlservercentral.com/forums/topic/database-design-simple-question-2#post-2553167

     

    --Jeff Moden


    RBAR is pronounced "ree-bar" and is a "Modenism" for Row-By-Agonizing-Row.
    First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code:
    ________Stop thinking about what you want to do to a row... think, instead, of what you want to do to a column.
    "If you think its expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur."--Red Adair
    "Change is inevitable... change for the better is not."
    When you put the right degree of spin on it, the number 3|8 is also a glyph that describes the nature of a DBAs job. 😉

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  • sizal0234

    SSCommitted

    Points: 1805

    I apologize for the double post. I am not sure how that happened.

    Will be careful nextime 🙂

    Appreciate your time and answer.

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