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Mastering Data Modeling: A User-Driven Approach by John Carlis

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Chapter 25. LDS and the Relational Model

Chapter 1 presents an example intended, in part, to plant a seed of faith—faith that you can implement an LDS in many ways. One of those ways (Figure 1-2) was in simple tables. In this chapter we nourish that faith by looking more closely at connecting the LDS with the relational realm, where many implementations occur.

The relational realm is complex. For three decades database researchers have devoted considerable time and space in conferences and journals to developing solid theoretical underpinnings for various database topics, with the relational model a prominent topic. During that same period, a standard, SQL, and an entire industry have arisen. Vendors (Oracle, IBM, Sybase, and Microsoft are ...

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