Chapter 5. Starting the Process
“Where shall I begin, please your Majesty?” he asked. “Begin at the beginning,” the King said gravely, “and go on till you come to the end: then stop.”
|--LEWIS CARROLL ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND|
Topics Covered in This Chapter
The Case Study: Mike's Bikes
Defining the Mission Statement
Defining the Mission Objectives
Everything has a beginning, and the database-design process is no different. Interestingly enough, you start the process by defining the end result. It is in the very first step of the database-design process that you identify and declare the purpose of the database. You also define and declare a list of the tasks that ...