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From <de...@segel.com>
Subject RE: Parsing Table columns?
Date Thu, 11 Jun 2009 18:28:13 GMT

What?
When did they stop using C J Date? Or am I now showing my age? :-)

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Richard.Hillegas@Sun.COM [mailto:Richard.Hillegas@Sun.COM]
> Sent: Thursday, June 11, 2009 1:12 PM
> To: Derby Discussion
> Subject: Re: Parsing Table columns?
> 
> Hi Jim,
> 
> I agree with Bryan that you are off to a great start since you realize
> that this is a topic which requires some design and thought. Last year I
> ran a BOF at SIGSCE on the topic of teaching college level database
> courses. It turned out that at American colleges today, the favorite
> textbook on this topic is Ramakrishnan and Gehrke's Database Management
> Systems:
> 
> 
> http://www.agapea.com/libros/Database-Management-Systems-isbn-0071230572-
> i.htm
> 
> A little googling turned up the following slidedeck accompanying this
> textbook:
> 
> 
> http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~dbbook/openAccess/thirdEdition/slides/slides3ed.
> html
> 
> Hope this helps,
> -Rick
> 
> Bryan Pendleton wrote:
> >> Are there any guideline articles or books that will help me in
> >> designing my tables?
> >
> > Here's a good place to start:
> > http://www.google.com/search?q=data+normalization
> >
> >> I am new to Database implementation and want to do this initial
> >> design properly.
> >
> > Well, you've made an excellent first step by realizing that this is
> > a topic worth thinking about. Too many people just dive right in,
> > so you're off to a great start by resisting that urge and thinking
> > about it first!
> >
> > After you've thought about it some more, and read some of the
> > articles that are available, come back to this list with more
> > detailed questions and you'll certainly find people happy to
> > discuss this at length.
> >
> > thanks,
> >
> > bryan
> >
> >




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