CH 10: PRACTICAL DATABASE DESIGN METHODOLOGY AND USE OF UML DIAGRAMS
#10.22 - What are the current relational DBMSs that dominate the market? Pick one that you are familiar with and show how it measures up based on the criteria laid out in Section 10.2.3?
10.23 - A possible DDL corresponding to Figure 3.1 is shown below:
CREATE TABLE STUDENT (
NAME VARCHAR(30) NOT NULL,
SSN CHAR(9) PRIMARY KEY,
Discuss the following detailed design decisions:
a. The choice of requiring NAME to be NON NULL.
b. Selection of SSN as the PRIMARY KEY.
c. Choice of field sizes and precision.
d. Any modification of the fields defined in this database.
e. Any constraints on individual fields.
#10.24 - What naming conventions can you develop to help identify foreign keys more efficiently?
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