Since every job interview I go toasks about all 3 normal forms all at once
A database in third normal form has no repeating
fields and groups in any record and only relevant, atomic keys.
I know the use of the word 'atomic' may seem out of place, but who doesn't
use the acronym ACID for transactions and the XML Schema specification uses
'particles' to quantify key relationships.
"Second normal form is violated when a non-key field is a fact about a
subset of a key." William Kent 1982
Is there something wrong with this definition? Does ...