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BI For Beginners – a Business Intelligence Interview with Brian Larson

Business Intelligence

I recently had the opportunity to ask Brian Larson some questions regarding Business Intelligence.  For those new to the field, Business Intelligence, or BI for short, is an rapidly expanding  field within the database realm. BI brings with it a different way of thinking!  We all struggled to understand normalization and create efficient transactional data […]

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Database Normalization Explained in Simple English

Database Normalization Explained

Introduction Database normalization is process used to organize a database into tables and columns.  The idea is that a table should be about a specific topic and that only those columns which support that topic are included. For example, a spreadsheet containing information about sales people and customers serves several purposes: Identify sales people in […]

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