Database Development For Dummies book cover

Database Development For Dummies

Author:
Allen G. Taylor
Published: November 16, 2000

Overview

Powerful, low-cost database development tools make it possible for virtually anybody to create their own database — and this hands-on guide makes it fun and easy
Databases permeate every nook and cranny of our highly connected, information-intensive world, from ATMs to personal finance, online shopping, and networked information management. Databases have become so integral to the business environment that, nowadays, it’s next to impossible to stay competitive without the assistance of some sort of database technology — no matter what type or size of business you run. But developing your own database can be tricky. Whether you want to keep records for a small business or run a large e-commerce website, developing the right database system can be a major challenge. Which is where Database Development For Dummies comes in.
From data modeling methods and development tools to Internet accessibility and security, this comprehensive guide shows you, step-by-step and with illustrations, everything you need to know about building a custom system from the ground up. You’ll learn to:
  • Model data accurately
  • Design a reliable functional database
  • Deliver robust relational databases on time and on budget
  • Build a user-friendly database application
  • Put your database on the web
The book acquaints you with the most popular data modeling methods and shows you how to systematically design and develop a system incorporating a database and one or more applications that operate on it. Here’s more of what you’ll discover in the book:
  • Database architecture and how it has evolved
  • How database technology affects everyday life
  • A structured approach to database development
  • How to create an appropriate data model
  • How to develop a reliable relational design
  • The complexities that you’re likely to encounter in designing a database and how to simplify them
  • Implementing your design using Microsoft Access 2000, SQL Server, and other powerful database development tools
  • Database security
  • Ten rules to know when creating a database
  • Another ten rules to know when creating a database application
If you need a database tailored to you and your company’s current and future data storage and management needs, this is the book for you. Get  Database Development For Dummies and discover what it takes to design, develop, and implement a sophisticated database system.
Powerful, low-cost database development tools make it possible for virtually anybody to create their own database — and this hands-on guide makes it fun and easy
Databases permeate every nook and cranny of our highly connected, information-intensive world, from ATMs to personal finance, online shopping, and networked information management. Databases have become so integral to the business environment that, nowadays, it’s next to impossible to stay competitive without the assistance of some sort of database technology — no matter what type or size of business you run. But developing your own database can be tricky. Whether you want to keep records for a small business or run a large e-commerce website, developing the right database system can be a major challenge. Which is where Database Development For Dummies comes in.
From data modeling methods and development tools to Internet accessibility and security, this comprehensive guide shows you, step-by-step and with illustrations, everything you need to know about building a custom system from the ground up. You’ll learn to:
  • Model data accurately
  • Design a reliable functional database
  • Deliver
robust relational databases on time and on budget
  • Build a user-friendly database application
  • Put your database on the web
  • The book acquaints you with the most popular data modeling methods and shows you how to systematically design and develop a system incorporating a database and one or more applications that operate on it. Here’s more of what you’ll discover in the book:
    • Database architecture and how it has evolved
    • How database technology affects everyday life
    • A structured approach to database development
    • How to create an appropriate data model
    • How to develop a reliable relational design
    • The complexities that you’re likely to encounter in designing a database and how to simplify them
    • Implementing your design using Microsoft Access 2000, SQL Server, and other powerful database development tools
    • Database security
    • Ten rules to know when creating a database
    • Another ten rules to know when creating a database application
    If you need a database tailored to you and your company’s current and future data storage and management needs, this is the book for you. Get  Database Development For Dummies and discover what it takes to design, develop, and implement a sophisticated database system.