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IT260 / IT 260 / Week 3 DQs

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There are databases used for all sorts of purposes such as online banking, social networking Web sites, and human resource records. Identify and describe two data entities used in your place of work or personal life. • How would you use an Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD) as a part of the design of a database application? Do you think it is necessary to utilize the ERD in the process of designing all types of database applications? • Why is it so important to choose the correct data type for each field in the database? What kinds of problems could choosing an incorrect data type cause? • Identify a relationship type supported by the Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD) and describe how it might be used in a database.

There are databases used for all sorts of purposes such as online banking, social networking Web sites, and human resource records. Identify and describe two data entities used in your place of work or personal life. • How would you use an Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD) as a part of the design of a database application? Do you think it is necessary to utilize the ERD in the process of designing all types of database applications? • Why is it so important to choose the correct data type for each field in the database? What kinds of problems could choosing an incorrect data type cause? • Identify a relationship type supported by the Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD) and describe how it might be used in a database.

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Week 3 DQs

• There are databases used for all sorts of purposes such

as online banking, social networking Web sites, and human resource records. Identify and describe two data entities used in your place of work or personal life. • How would you use an Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD)

as a part of the design of a database application? Do you think it is necessary to utilize the ERD in the process of designing all types of database applications?

Why is it so important to choose the correct data type

for each field in the database? What kinds of problems could choosing an incorrect • data type cause?

Identify a relationship type supported by the Entity

Relationship Diagram (ERD) and describe how it might be used in a database.

With the business that I am involved in, we make use of several

. This database carries a listing of each and every employee in the business as well as their job titles. the hours that is associated with the trainings. all the details about the trainings available. the details whether it is online or face-to-face or even if the training requires assessment. Let us say. the assessment and scores are included in here as well. If this is so. I would make use of this same table to provide the lists of the representative’s username that could use as a reference when we pull out reports that are associated with those programs. In the table.databases serving different purposes. One of which is often used is the organizational hierarchy of the main data entities. An updated knowledge on the part of the employees is essential most especially with our industry that constantly changes. another table is frequently used. this table would be the one that could provide the information. For training purposes. This particular table works in reference to the hierarchy that was discussed above in providing necessary details showing the management teams that are certified and current for the various trainings that are available for them. This file is vital to identify which department of the said organization that a certain employee falls into and who is his/her supervising superior there. we require the amount of credit bill has applied to his customers’ accounts and the affected part of the organization.

When you get to choose the . Just the same with the text data type for a certain field holding a product or a part description.• Why is it so important to choose the correct data type for each field in the database? What kinds of problems could choosing an incorrect • data type cause? Identify a relationship type supported by the Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD) and describe how it might be used in a database. Let us take an example of having to choose between the memo data type and the text data type. The text data type would limit the details that the description can have thereby making the description unusable. The choice of the data type is very critical since each one of these two would perform various functions and would use more or less of the storage. The choice for the accurate data type is very essential for this data type will identify how the information was handled by the database. These two may look the same but the memo data type for a certain field would only hold the first name of a person or its phone number.

wrong data type. It would also be possible for the data types to manage dates. the problems would present itself. this could cause problems with the design. This is because the choice for the data type would determine what suitable database software could handle the data types. and if later on would need to compare them. . or even years after that. During or after. However. the choice for the wrong data type would not permit this and does not have the ability to do so.

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