Relational Database Concepts

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  Relational Database Concepts
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  Class Discussion: Using and Managing Data In your (current or future) job in what ways do you think  you will be using data? How important a role will data play in what you do day-to- day? What are the challenges and issues associated with: Collecting – “Where does it come from?”  Storing – “Where is it kept”  Using data – “How is it accessed?”
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  Importance Assets? What are some examples of valuable or  important data? What do you think is a company’s most  important  asset?  Why?
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  Spreadsheet vs. Database Criterion Spreadsheets Databases Best Use "What-if" scenarios  such as financial  models.  Good for graphing  and charting data. Storing, managing  and accessing data.  Supports complex  searches, intensive  data entry, and  multiple user access. Depends on what you want to do…
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Spreadsheet vs. Database Use of Data Criterion Spreadsheets Databases Calculations Fast and easy to set up.  Can perform a wide  selection of financial and  statistical functions. Simple calculations may  be performed in queries,  forms or reports. Queries
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This note was uploaded on 02/16/2011 for the course INFORMATIO 0200 taught by Professor N during the Spring '11 term at Pittsburgh.

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