Notes for buying my books. review of another edition. This comprehensive guide and PDF reference helps you overcome the practical obstacles to refactoring real-world databases by covering every fundamental concept underlying database refactoring. Abstract—The technique of database refactoring is all about applying disciplined and controlled techniques to change an existing database schema. A decade ago 'refactoring' was a word only known to a few people, mostly in the Smalltalk community. I Ambler/Sadalage „Database Refactoring“, 2006 [1] Definition 1 (Ambler): Database refactoring A simple change to a database schema that improves its design while retaining both its behavioural and informational semantics. Evolutionary Database Design. Refactoring.Databases.Evolutionary.Database.Design.pdf Now, for the first time, leading agile methodologist Scott Ambler and renowned consultant Pramodkumar Sadalage introduce powerful refactoring techniques specifically designed for database systems. Now, for the first time, leading agile methodologist Scott Ambler and renowned consultant Pramodkumar Sadalage introduce powerful refactoring techniques specifically designed for database systems. You’ll learn how to use refactoring to enhance database structure, data quality, and referential integrity; and how to refactor both architectures and methods. I only skimmed this one--Good overview of the methods one can use to evolve a database over time. 2 638, Refactoring—Imporving the Design of Existing Code What We Will Cover • An example of refactoring – Blow by blow example of changes – Steps for illustrated refactorings • Background of refactoring – Where it came from – Tools – Why and When Fowler, Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code, Addison-Wesley, 1999 Database refactoring is a technique which supports evolutionary development processes. 5/63. This paper concentrates on the feasibility of adapting this concept to work as a generic template. Refactoring Databases: Evolutionary Database Design Scott W. Ambler , Pramodkumar J. Sadalage Refactoring has proven its value in a wide range of development projects-helping software professionals improve system designs, maintainability, extensibility, and performance. Introduction Theory Application Related Work Conclusion and Outlook Refactoring has proven its value in a wide range of development projectshelping software professionals improve system designs, maintainability, extensibility, and performance. Refactoring Databases: Evolutionary Database Design. You’ll learn how to use refactoring to enhance database structure, data quality, and referential integrity; and how to refactor both architectures and methods. 2006. Most of it seemed like common sense to me. A database refactoring is a small change to your database schema (the table structures, data itself, stored procedures, and triggers) which improves its design without changing its semantics. Pramodkumar J. Sadalage, Scott W. Ambler. Refactoring Databases . Refactoring has proven its value in a wide range of development projects-helping software professionals improve system designs, maintainability, extensibility, and performance. The problem is to successfully create a Database Refactoring Framework for databases. The technique of database refactoring is all about applying disciplined and controlled techniques to change an existing database schema. by Scott J Ambler and Pramod J. Sadalage.