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Database Design
Tyrone Thompson
November 28, 2010
Kurt Jost A database is a table-based tool offering an organized mechanism to store, manage, and retrieve information. Relational data becomes a powerful business tool when queried for desired information by users and relationships established between other pieces of data. A variety of different types of databases are available, some more common than others. The database administrator’s task is to choose the database type that will best work with the data provided. A database system consists of four components: database, a database management system, database application, and users.
At my workplace various databases are in use. At Omega Engineering for three decades its handbooks have served as valuable reference tools for engineers around the world. Though it is an established direct-marketing pioneer, the people, facilities and superior client services go well beyond the original Omega handbooks and have progressed into a highly automated, online data warehouse accessed via its website Omega's world-famous product handbooks and encyclopedias, online as well as in print, feature hundreds of thousands of products, technical tips, topical articles, reference charts and graphs, and some of the largest, most detailed product images in the industry. A document-oriented database layers other database systems, for example, a relational database. Structured query language (SQL) server databases are used extensively on-the-job, for example, to
• Retrieve all records that match certain criteria
• Update records in bulk
• Cross reference records on different tables
• Perform complex aggregate calculations
These are only a few of the varying databases in use for manufacturing, sales, customer services, logistics/traffic management. The large-scale database uses the Structured Query Language…...

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