The Most Common Database Design Mistakes - Tooling Around

By Brian Prince  |  Posted 2008-03-19 Print this article Print
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Not using tools or features meant to guarantee data integrity is a mistake. Databases now include all kinds of tools meant to make your life easier, so there's no excuse for not having a thorough understanding of tuning and optimization features.


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.


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