Chapter 14. Bad Design—What Not to Do
Mistakes are always initial.
Topics Covered in This Chapter
Database Design Based on the Database Software
A Final Thought
You may have wondered why this chapter appears at the end of the book instead of at the beginning. The reason is simple: You can appreciate the dangers presented by a poorly designed database now that you've learned how to design a database properly. Additionally, you will be able to determine for yourself why a particular design is bad—you'll look at the design and be able to identify the problems with the structure immediately. You also possess the knowledge required to identify possible solutions ...