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Microsoft® SQL Server 2012 Unleashed by Alex T. Silverstein, Chris Gallelli, Paul T. Bertucci, Ray Rankins

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Benefits of Normalization

Following are the major advantages of normalization:

Image Because information is logically kept together, normalization provides improved overall understanding of the system.

Image Because of controlled redundancy of data, normalization can result in fast table scans and searches (because less physical data has to be processed).

Image Because tables are smaller with normalization, index creation and data sorts are much faster.

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