Designing and Implementing a Database

The HCL OneDB™ Database Design and Implementation Guide provides information to help you design, implement, and manage your HCL® OneDB databases. It includes data models that illustrate different approaches to database design and shows you how to use structured query language (SQL) to implement and manage your databases.

This publication is written for the following users:
  • Database administrators
  • Database server administrators
  • Database-application programmers
This publication assumes that you have the following background:
  • A working knowledge of your computer, your operating system, and the utilities that your operating system provides
  • Some experience working with relational databases or exposure to database concepts
  • Some experience with computer programming

This publication is one of several publications that contain information about the HCL OneDB implementation of SQL. The HCL OneDB Guide to SQL: Tutorial shows how to use basic and advanced SQL and Stored Procedure Language (SPL) routines to access and manipulate the data in your databases. The HCL OneDB Guide to SQL: Syntax contains all the syntax descriptions for SQL and SPL. The HCL OneDB Guide to SQL: Reference provides reference information for aspects of SQL other than the language statements.