SQL Antipatterns, Volume 1, P1: spelling error (page 331)

“illustation” should be “illustration”

Thanks for catching this typo! None of the other reviewers noticed it. I guess people are susceptible to persistence of vision and their brains fill in such errors. For reference, this is on page 331, in the section on Third Normal Form.

Yes, it is on page 331 but I think it is in the section on Boyce-Codd Normal Form. Here is the sentence:

To fix this table, refactor the tag_type attribute into the Tags table, like in the following illustation:

BTW, great book! I think your Rules of Normalization chapter/appendix is the best I’ve ever seen with regards to understanding database normalization. I’ve been recommending it for years now. I look forward to Volume 2.