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Database Design Always Matters, Continued

Spend more time upfront or a lot more time later

Issue: 12.6 (November/December 2014)
Author: Craig Boyd
Author Bio: Craig Boyd is currently a Data Architect for a growing consumer lending company. But in his 18 years of IT experience, he has been everything from a PC Technician, iSeries System Administrator, iSeries Programmer, Sr. Technical Lead, Data Modeler, and Oracle DBA. He lives in the great state of Texas with his wife and two kids.
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In this month's column we are continuing our discussion of refactoring an existing database design. I would strongly encourage you to review the last couple columns before reading this one as we will be picking up where the last one left off.

As a quick review there are five steps we are going through:


Figure out the current state of the existing database


Identify the existing design flaws and determine how best to fix them


Gather requirements for the changes


Create the final design based on fixing the design flaws and the changes from the new requirements

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