Lab 2: Modifying a Database Design in Visio
Due Week 4 and worth 75 points
This assignment contains two (2) Sections: Visio Diagram and Design Summary. You must submit both sections as separate files in order to complete this assignment.
Use “Appendix A: Designing Databases with Visio Professional: A Tutorial,” to help you complete Section 1: Visio Database Design. (Note: This tutorial focuses on the use of Microsoft Visio. Open source applications are not covered in Appendix A; however, the use of open source applications within labs is permitted.) Click here to download Appendix A.
After reviewing your database design from Lab 1: Creating a Database Design in Visio, the college has provided more information for the database that they want developed:
Section 1: Modified Visio Diagram
(Microsoft Visio or equivalent)
1. Use Microsoft Visio (or open source equivalent) in which you:
a. Modify the database diagram from Lab 1 with the entities and attributes that the scenario identified (i.e., a college tracking students, courses, and instructors).
b. Create the appropriate relationships between each entity within the diagram.
Section 1 of your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
Section 2: Design Summary
(Microsoft Word or equivalent)
1. Write a one to two (1-2) page paper in which you:
a. Discuss the degree to which you believe the Visio diagram reflects the database design.
b. Describe any assumptions that you had to make about the business rules to in order to create the Visio diagram and the associated relationships.
Section 2 of your assignment must follow these formatting requirements: