Database Concepts

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Chapter 2 - The Relational Model - Review Questions - Page 107: 2.14


Describe four uses of a primary key. A primary key is a way to uniquely identify each row in a table. It is a very important and easy way to reference something in your database. It can be used to uniquely identify a row, to represent the row in foreign key, to organize storage for the relation, and as a basis for indexes and other structures to facilitate searching in storage.

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