Chapter 13. Reviewing Data Integrity


             When you have eliminated the             impossible, whatever remains,          however improbable, must be the truth.

 --Sherlock Holmes, The Sign of Four

Topics Covered in This Chapter

  • Why You Should Review Data Integrity

  • Reviewing and Refining Data Integrity

  • Assembling the Database Documentation

  • CASE STUDY—Wrap Up

  • Summary

You are now at the final stage of the database design process. You've accomplished many things since you started the process. Thus far you have

  • perceived the advantages of the relational database model and how it compares to other database models.

  • created a mission statement for a new database.

  • defined mission objectives for the new database.

  • performed a complete analysis of an old database. ...

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