Good application can't overcome bad database design
When managing your organisation’s data becomes too large a task to deal with using shared spreadsheets, acquiring a database becomes essential. No company can function properly when their vital business data is subject to loss, prone to error or is locked to one user at a time - a database solves all these problems and provides a wealth of new options for data organisation, analysis and reporting.
Significant steps in Database Design
- Requirement Analysis
- Conceptual Database Design
- Logical Database Design
- Physical Database Design