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From:Paul DuBois Date:March 28 2003 11:47pm
Subject:Re: About database design
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>At 04:40 PM 3/28/2003, you wrote:
>>Where can a newbie go to learn how design and build a database quick.
>>
>>Thanks
>>
>>David
>
>David,
>         That's like saying to a sales person at a home center mega 
>store, "How do I design an build a house real quick". Well, it takes 
>time to learn database design and MySQL. If you make a mistake with 
>the database, the walls and roof aren't going to fall in on you, but 
>sometimes it just feels that way.<g>
>
>         To get started may I suggest Paul Dubois excellent book 
>called "MySQL 2nd Edition".
>
>         The MySQL manual is also quite 
>good.http://www.mysql.com/downloads/download.php?file=/Downloads/Manual/manual.pdf#mirrors
>
>         You also need a GUI tool for MySQL unless you want to use 
>SQL scripts to build your database. Try MySQLFront which is free but 
>discontinued. Download from 
>http://efux.de/mysqlfront/MySQL-Front_2.5_Setup.exe.
>
>         There is also SQLyog which is another MySQL admin tool from 
>http://www.webyog.com/sqlyog/index.html. That is also free.
>
>         MS also had a pretty good case tool Visio Modeler which has 
>plenty of docs on how to design a database. Download from 
>http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=27fe6786-a439-4286-b8b6-7a9b84cfa709&DisplayLang=en
>
>         So the only thing that isn't free here is Paul's book. (Why 
>is that Paul?<VBG>)

So's I can feed my family! :-)

>Mike


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