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(even if you cannot decide which table at this time). List them down somewhere
Have I Found An Entity or An Attribute?
5. When you find these interesting data items, you must also decide:
a. Is that item really just an attribute? OR…
b. Is that item really an entity in a one-to-one relationship?
6. For example, if we are running a video library, would studio name (e.g.
Paramount Studios, United Artists, Columbia Pictures, etc) be an attribute in the
Movie table that stores movies by title (e.g. Sound of Music; on the left) OR
7. Would it be a table by itself called Studio (on the right)? Answer: If we need to
track nothing else but the name of the studio, then it is j...
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