Yourfire Inc The Same Yourfire We Met At The End

YourFire, Inc., (the same YourFire we met at the end of Chapter 3, p. 75) is a small business owned by Curt and Julie Robards. Based in Brisbane, Australia, YourFire manufacturers and sells the YourFire, a lightweight camping stove the. Recall that Curt used his previous experience as an aerospace engineer to invent a burning nozzle that enables the stove to stay lit in very high winds. Using her industrial design training, Julie designed the stove so that it is small, lightweight, easy to set up, and very stable. Curt and Julie sell the stove directly to their customers over the Internet and via phone. The warranty on the stove covers 5 years of cost-free repair for stoves used for recreational purposes. YourFire wants to track every stove and the customer who purchased it. They want to know which customers own which stoves, in case they need to notify customers of safety problems or need to order a stove recall. Curt and Julie also want to keep track of any repairs they have performed.
a. Name and describe tables of data that YourFire will need. Indicate possible fields for each table.
b. Could YourFire use a spreadsheet to keep track of this data? What would be the advantages and disadvantages of doing so?
c. Using your answer to part‘a’, give an example of two relationships that YourFire needs to track. Show the keys and foreign keys for each.
d. Which of the following components of a database application is YourFire likely to need: data entry forms, reports, queries, or application program? Explain one use for each needed component.
e. Will this application be for one user or for multiple users? Will YourFire need a personal DBMS or an enterprise DBMS? If a personal DBMS, which product will it use? If an enterprise DBMS, which product can they obtain license-free?

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