Chapter 2

  1. The best time to use an RDBMS program's design tools is after you design the logical structure of the database.

  2. True. Design is crucial to the consistency, integrity, and accuracy of data.

  3. The most detrimental result of improper database design is inaccurate information.

  4. The fact that the relational database model is based on set theory and first-order predicate logic makes the relational database structurally sound and able to guarantee accurate information.

  5. These are the advantages to learning a design methodology:

    a. It gives you the skills you need to design a sound database structure.

    b. It provides you with an organized set of techniques that will guide you step-by-step through the design process.

    c. It helps you keep your ...

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