To review the issues encountered during mapping of the class diagram to a relational database management system (RDBMS).
To discuss the mapping of simple associations to table structures.
To explore the options for mapping generalization/specialization hierarchies to the table structures.
To discuss the mapping of aggregation and composition to table structures.
To explore how to select the proper key structure for tables and for normalization issues.
To review how visual modeling tools generate Data Definition Language (DDL) statements for the database.
To discuss how to improve the output from visual modeling tools to better approximate the final generated DDL.
To discuss how to implement table access using native JDBC calls and JavaBeans.