Advance Praise for The Data Model Resource Book, Volume 3

Len and Paul look beneath the superficial issues of data modeling and have produced a work that is a must for every serious designer and manager of an IT project.

Bill Inmon

World-renowned expert, speaker, and author on data warehousing and widely recognized as the "father of data warehousing"

The Data Model Resource Book, Volume 3: Universal Patterns for Data Modeling is a great source for reusable patterns you can use to save a tremendous amount of time, effort, and cost on any data modeling effort. Len Silverston and Paul Agnew have provided an indispensable reference of very high-quality patterns for the most foundational types of data model structures. This book represents a revolutionary leap in moving the data modeling profession forward.

Ron Powell

Cofounder and Editorial Director of the Business Intelligence Network

After we model a Customer, Product, or Order, there is still more about each of these that remains to be captured, such as roles they play, classifications in which they belong, or states in which they change. The Data Model Resource Book, Volume 3: Universal Patterns for Data Modeling clearly illustrates these common structures. Len Silverston and Paul Agnew have created a valuable addition to our field, allowing us to improve the consistency and quality of our models by leveraging the many common structures within this text.

Steve Hoberman

Best-Selling Author of "Data Modeling Made Simple"

The large national ...

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