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Business Database Triage

eBook (PDF), 448 Pages
Business Database Triage
Price: $12.10
Data Management is one of the few responsibilities of Information Technology for which a solid logical and mathematical foundation exists – inexplicably, IT groups generally seem to be unaware of, or at least to largely ignore, this scientific foundation. Such design deficiencies represent a significant business risk, the author contends, since commonly used database structures severely limit the flexibility and extensibility of business software, impede enhancement efforts, and generally lead to what the author calls “System Constipation.” This book introduces “Database Triage” – the process of recognizing and classifying the often hidden symptoms and ills of business databases, and shows how to take the first steps toward mitigating them in real world conditions. Using an overview of IT’s history, the author also explains how and why business databases came to be as poorly designed and illogically constructed as he contends they are. See... More > for more details.< Less
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