Monthly Archives: August 2014

An Introduction to Database Design: From Logical to Physical

Originally posted on Data and Technology Today:
A proper database design cannot be thrown together quickly by novices. What is required is a practiced and formal approach to gathering data requirements and modeling data. This modeling effort requires a formal…

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On The Importance of Database Backup and Recovery

Things break. When a new database is created or a new application goes online, everything is fresh and new—and running as designed. But the environment changes over time. New hardware and software is added, along with more users, more data, … Continue reading

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