Database design has the greatest impact on performance, reliability, and security. Yet many IT professionals focus only on the physical model of the database. This session takes a simple set of requirements and decomposes the design process, using basic methodologies such as Entity Relationship Diagrams (ERD), Object-Role Modeling (ORM) and Unified Modeling Language (UML) to create an effective design. It covers the basic tools you can use for each of these approaches for SQL Server.
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