Welcome to How to Fake a Database Design

How to Fake a Database Design

By Curtis Poe (‎Ovid‎)
Date: Friday, 22 August 2014 13:50
Duration: 50 minutes
Target audience: Beginner
Language: English
Tags: database

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Many expert programmers who write complex SQL without a second thought still struggle with database design. Unfortunately, many introductory topics cause eyes to glaze over when we read "transitive dependencies" and "Boyce-Codd normal form". When you're done with this talk, you'll understand the basics of creating a database that won't make a DBA yell at you. We won't even use (many) big words.


Attended by: Curtis Poe (‎Ovid‎), Nicholas Clark, steve mynott (‎itz‎), Jonathan Worthington (‎jnthn‎), osfameron, Mike Eve, Alex Balhatchet (‎Kaoru‎), Patrick Mevzek, Kerstin Puschke (‎titanoboa‎), Красимир Беров (‎berov‎), H.Merijn Brand (‎Tux‎), Wolfgang Schemmel (‎Perleone‎), Dimitar Mitov, Mike Chamberlain, Mihai Safta (‎SDCM‎), Patrick Ringl (‎pari‎), Ruxandra Padure, Julien Fiegehenn (‎simbabque‎), Jose Luis Martinez Torres (‎JLMARTIN‎), Alexandru Strajeriu (‎Deluxaran‎), Ovidiu Satmari (‎ovidiu.satmari‎), Dumitru Negrea, Michal Jurosz (‎mj41‎), stoian iovchev, Johnathan Swan, Aristotle, Bernhard Schmalhofer (‎bernhard‎), Tudor Constantin, Radek Kotowicz, Matthias Zeichmann, Alexander Hartmaier (‎abraxxa‎), Kamen Naydenov (‎pau4o‎), Naim Shafiyev (‎shafiev‎), Marco Pessotto (‎melmothx‎), Kalman Bodor, Veroslav Cenov (‎gryzli‎), Jean Forget, Filip Andres, Adina Iulia Dumitru, Daniel Moldovan, Lukas Mai (‎mauke‎), Diana Vultur, Amalia Aida (‎amalia‎), Vladimir Vasilev, Konstantin Stoyanov (‎kosyo‎), Radoslav Takev (‎radan‎), Oana Raluca Rusu, Robert Rothenberg, Michael Bochkaryov (‎Rattler‎), Stefan Dragnev, Neil Hemingway (‎neilh‎), Rikus Goodell, Martin Cermak, Abigail, Bradley Andersen (‎elohmrow‎), Paul Evans (‎LeoNerd‎), Michael Lush, Pavel Scherbinin (‎Dzirtik‎), Alex-P. Natsios (‎Drakevr‎), Tatsuro Hisamori (‎@myfinder‎), Gleb Panshin (‎panshin‎), Abe Timmerman (‎abeltje‎), Nicolas Rochelemagne (‎atoomic‎), Jan Kittler (‎Kita‎), John Lightsey, Luboš Kolouch (‎kolcon‎), Lukáš Rampa, Marc Egea i Sala (‎meis‎), Roman Daniel (‎wayan‎), Zhivko Zhelyazkov (‎ison‎), R Geoffrey Avery (‎rGeoffrey‎), Laurent Dami (‎dami‎), Darina Serafimova, Todor Petkov, Nikolaos-Digenis Karagiannis (‎Digenis‎), Thomas Reifenberger, Xan Hilmisdóttir (‎xan‎), Dominic Humphries (‎djh‎), Tim Man,