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Figure 2-5: Cumulation of forms Think of building on normal forms as analogous to painting a house. First you prepare the surface, then you seal the wood, then you add the primer, and finally you apply two top-coats of paint. Similarly, in building data models it doesn’t make sense to apply 3NF tests until 1NF and 2NF have already been reflected in the design. Each normal form test represents a layering of data structure quality testing. Figure 2-5 shows the cumulation of forms. So, you satisfy the generic universal relations by concentrating on the duplicate instances within each set.

Having to be creative about getting correct answers because of these kinds of data storage issues increases the cost of managing the data. In practice, a lot of code randomly picks the first instance of a duplicate row just because there’s no other way of filtering out duplicate records. There are also complicated blocks of code, involving complex query statements and coupled with IF…THEN…ELSE case statements, that are devised to custom parse through multiple values buried in one unstructured column in a table just to be able to access data and report correctly.

And since this is true, why not treat the client data needs as the drivers for database development in the future? So, he therefore suggests that data should be organized to do the following: ● To simplify, to the greatest practical extent, the types of data structures employed in the principal schema (or community view) ● To introduce powerful operators to enable both programmers and nonprogrammers to store and retrieve target data without having to “navigate” to the target ● To introduce natural language (for example, English) methods with dialog box support to permit effective interaction by casual (and possibly computer-naive) users ● To express authorization and integrity constraints separately from the data structure (because they’re liable to change) Although the first commercial RDBMS was the Multics Relational Data Store (MRDS) launched in 1978 by Honeywell, it wasn’t until the early 1980s that RDBMSs became readily available and Codd’s concepts began to be tested.

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