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Is it a bad practice to have several mutually exclusive one-to-one relationships?

Say, a table car has one-to-one relationship to tables electric_car, gas_car, and hybrid_car. If a car is electric_car, it can no longer appear in gas_car or a hybrid_car, etc. Is there anything ...
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Database design for products with bundles of products

I am building a database system for my retail business. I have set some tables which are: Product Purchase Sales Balance All are connected one another and are able to show my inventory level. The ...
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Database relationship inheritance [closed]

I have a vehicle sales store. In my store I sale many kind of vehicles for example cars and boats. And I would like to keep track of the sales. My vehicles has some attributes as: Arrive on store ...
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Contacts table with multiple entries?

Here is a part of our Database: Table: Users ID INT First Name VARCHAR Last Name VARCHAR Email Address VARCHAR ... Table: Contacts ID INT User_id INT (Foreign Key)...
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How to filter multiple many to many relationship based on multiple tags?

I've a scheme of two main tables: problem and tag and a relation (which is a many to many connector) table: problem_tags which excerpt of them is like: Problem table: ----+---------------------------...
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Need Help With BCNF Decomposition Problem

I'll try and keep it as quick and concise as I can: I'm currently a novice developer who's super eager to learn Database Normalization and Optimization so I can up my skill in Full-Stack development, ...
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In a school database, do I need to have repeating data when a student can also be a teacher?

I've seen lots of ERDs of schools, teachers, and all the junction/associative tables. They always have three tables: Teachers Students Associative table betweeen them, maybe subjects of something ...
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