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data normalization

data normalization

data normalization

Looking to learn normalization . . ."more better"
and wondering if anyone has a "good" recommedation
of any particualar book or web site whereby
I can 'teach' myself. . .or maybe . . .
a software package you could recommend and I could buy.  
What I got is 43 memo field chapters of 67k lines and 340k words and would like to bust them down to shd be less than a 100 items in relational tables. . .Any feedback is appreciated.

RE: data normalization

Do a google search for data normalization.  There are approx 13,000,000 topics listed.

RE: data normalization

Start by reading Paul Litwin's article 'Fundamentals of Relational Database Design'. It can be downloaded from:

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