Homework_01 - 5 Explain why database design is important 6...

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Spring 2010: ISAM 5331.01 / ACCT 5333.01 Copyright © 2010 Richard Meyer. All rights reserved. This material may not be reproduced, displayed, modified or distributed without the express prior written permissions of the copyright holder. Homework Assignment 01 1. What is a Database Management System (DBMS), and what are its functions? 2. Explain the difference between data and information. 3. What is structural independence, and why is it important? 4. List and describe the different types of databases.
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Unformatted text preview: 5. Explain why database design is important. 6. Discuss the importance of data modeling. 7. What is a business rule, and what is its purpose in data modeling? 8. How do you translate business rules into data model components? 9. Describe the basic features of the relational data model and discuss their importance to the end user and the designer. 10. Explain how the entity relationship (ER) model helped produce a more structured relational database design environment....
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This note was uploaded on 10/09/2010 for the course MIS 5339 taught by Professor Gercek,g during the Spring '10 term at UH Clear Lake.

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