Database Concepts

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Chapter 2 - The Relational Model - Review Questions: 2.15

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Surrogate key is a column with a unique, DBMS-assigned identifier that has been added to a table to be the primary key. The unique values of the surrogate key are assigned by the DBMS each time a row is created, and the values never change.

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