The Most Common Database Design Mistakes - Plan? What Plan?
The job of developing a database is not easy, which is why more people don't/can't do it. That said, even the experts make mistakes in the process. After soliciting input from analysts and some professionals in the field, eWEEK has compiled a list of some of the more common database design mistakes and a few general tips for avoiding them.
Lack of planning was an oft-repeated theme. Poor planning is the fountain from which many other problems spring-