Professional Custom Accounting: A description of the process and steps in choosing a DBMS
When creating the new database it is critical to complete each step in the database design as completely as possible. To help with this and to make sure you do not move too fast, too soon, describe the differences between conceptual, logical and physical data modeling. Finally, you are in a somewhat unique position in that you are migrating from Access to an RDBMS of your choice. At what step is a DBMS chosen, and what is the process?
Your post should include the following details:
- A description of the tasks and mechanisms that allow you to examine the existing system (a minimum of 3 different tools should be described)
- A description of conceptual, logical and physical data modeling
- A description of the process and steps in choosing a DBMS