Books for the Business Analyst


Refactoring Databases: Evolutionary Database Design (Addison-Wesley Signature Series)

Refactoring Databases: Evolutionary Database Design (Addison-Wesley Signature Series)
Statistics: 7099 Views // 0 Comments // Article Rating

Author(s): Scott W. Ambler, Pramodkumar J. Sadalage
Hardcover: 384 pages
ISBN-13: 978-0321293534
 

Refactoring has proven its value in a wide range of development projects, helping software professionals improve system designs, maintainability, extensibility, and performance. Now, for the first time, leading agile methodologist Scott Ambler and renowned consultant Pramodkumar Sadalage introduce powerful refactoring techniques specifically designed for database systems. Ambler and Sadalage demonstrate how small changes to table structures, data, stored procedures, and triggers can significantly enhance virtually any database design -- without changing semantics. You'll learn how to evolve database schemas in step with source code -- and become far more effective in projects relying on iterative, agile methodologies. This comprehensive guide and reference covers every fundamental concept underlying database refactoring, and helps you overcome the practical obstacles to refactoring real-world databases. Start-to-finish examples walk you through refactoring both simple standalone database applications and sophisticated multi-application scenarios. You'll master every task involved in refactoring database schemas, and discover best practices for deploying refactorings in even the most complex production environments. The second half of this book systematically covers five major categories of database refactorings. You'll learn how to use refactoring to enhance database structure, data quality, and referential integrity; and how to refactor both architectures and methods. The book provides an extensive set of examples, built with Oracle and Java, and easily adaptable for other languages, such as C#, C++, or VB.NET. Using this book's techniques and examples, you can reduce waste, rework, risk, and cost -- and build database systems capable of evolving smoothly, far into the future.

 

 

COMMENTS

Only registered users may post comments.

Want to Add a Book?

Think we are missing a book for the Business Analyst or Systems Analyst? TELL US! WE'LL ADD IT!
Enter your Email address
Enter your Name
Enter your message
Send

 

More BA Books

Effective Software Project Management Effective Software Project Management

Why another book on software project management? For some time, the fields of project management,...


The Rosedata Stone: Achieving a Common Business Language using the Business Terms Model The Rosedata Stone: Achieving a Common Business Language using the Business Terms Model

Creating a precise diagram of business terms within your projects is a simple yet powerful communica...


Systems Analysis and Design Systems Analysis and Design

 You can't truly understand Systems Analysis and Design (SAD) by only reading about it; you hav...


Brilliant Agile Project Management: A Practical Guide to Using Agile, Scrum and Kanban Brilliant Agile Project Management: A Practical Guide to Using Agile, Scrum and Kanban

What is Agile Project Management and will it bring my project in on time and budget? If you need a ...


Modern Systems Analysis and Design (5th Edition) Modern Systems Analysis and Design (5th Edition)

Complex, challenging, and stimulating, this book addresses information system analysis and design; i...


 



Upcoming Live Webinars

 




Copyright 2006-2021 by Modern Analyst Media LLC