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Chapter 2. Organizing Data Efficiently > Creating a Data Structure Chart

Creating a Data Structure Chart

In our college database example, we've progressed through information gathering and categorizing data into fields, and have assigned the fields to categories that will be separate files in the database. Now we need to figure out what relationships each file should have to each of the other files in the database. The best way to visualize the relationships is to create a series of charts that represent the individual categories of information, then determine the relationship these groups should have to each other.

We have several files that will have a variety of relationships. The main ones are Students, Faculty, Courses, and Classes:


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