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Database Design for Mere Mortals™: A Hands-On Guide to Relational Database Design, Second Edition by Michael J. Hernandez

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Defining Field Specifications for Each Field in the Database

Now that you have all the necessary fields assigned to each table and you understand the various elements within a field specification, you can begin the process of defining a field specification for each field in the database. It will take you a considerable amount of time to complete this process, but remember that you're working diligently to establish field-level integrity by ensuring that the data is consistent, valid, and as free from errors as possible. All your hard work will pay great dividends because the information you retrieve from the database will always be timely and accurate, and you will have a reliable set of structural blueprints you can use when you implement ...

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