Sound database design can save hours of development time
and ensure functionality and reliability. Database
Design for Mere Mortals™, Second Edition, is
a straightforward, platform-independent tutorial on the
basic principles of relational database design. It provides
a commonsense design methodology for developing databases
Database design expert Michael J. Hernandez has expanded
his best-selling first edition, maintaining its hands-on
approach and accessibility while updating its coverage and
including even more examples and illustrations.
This edition features a CD-ROM that includes diagrams of
sample databases, as well as design guidelines,
documentation forms, and examples of the database design
This book will give you the knowledge and tools you need
to create efficient and effective relational databases.