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Re: How many mySQL tables is too many? (While working with DBI)

by screamingeagle (Curate)
on Feb 13, 2002 at 18:13 UTC ( #145230=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to How many mySQL tables is too many? (While working with DBI)

well, not knowing the details of your database schema will certainly hinder my reply. However, the general appraoch for database design is to make it conform to the Third Normal Form (3NF)
Here's are a few links to articles describing Data Normalization
Database Normalization Basics
First Normal Form
Second Normal Form
Third Normal Form hope this helps :-)


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Re: Re: How many mySQL tables is too many? (While working with DBI)
by Anonymous Monk on Feb 13, 2002 at 19:12 UTC
    Hi, I just wanted to take a moment and thank you for your reply. I read all of those links and they were extremely helpful. It will certainly assist me in my design. Thank you!

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