This book is adequate but not great as an introduction to designing databases. I agree with other reviewers that it's quite repetitive and goes to extremes on details like field... Read morePublished on Feb. 7 2003
This is the most helpful book I have ever read in sorting out the complexities of relational database design. Read morePublished on Dec 31 2002 by Carol Duning
THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!!!
I have read your book "Database Design for Mere Mortals" and found it to be absolutely gratifying. Read more
Michael J. Hernandez takes known, accepted database analysis and design methodology and turns it into step-by step techniques to design and develop a good relational database. Read morePublished on July 5 2002 by Sheila C. Herdman
This book gets the reader to begin thinking about relationships and entities absent of implementation - which is a critical part of being a database designer. Read morePublished on July 1 2002 by C. Giancola
Too much background and emphasis on interviews and talking to everyone in the company before explaing how to put together a logical database. Read morePublished on Feb. 14 2002 by Jingleballs
I'm buying this book a second time because I lent it out one too many times to people at my last job. Read morePublished on Dec 11 2001 by Jim Martino