6. Analyzing the Current Database
To see what is in front of one’s nose needs a constant struggle.
—GEORGE ORWELL IN FRONT OF YOUR NOSE
Topics Covered in This Chapter
Getting to Know the Current Database
To determine where you should go, you must first understand where you are.
This maxim defines the entire philosophy behind this phase of the database design process. You must devote some time to gaining a clear understanding of your organization’s database so that you can
• Determine ...