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    DescriptionThis best-selling text introduces the theory behind databases in a concise yet comprehensive manner, providing database design methodology that can be used by both technical and non-technical readers. The methodology for relational Database Management Systems is presented in simple, step-by-step instructions in conjunction with a realistic worked example using three explicit phases-conceptual, logical, and physical database design. The Fifth Edition brings Web and legal issues to the fore in two new chapters, Database Architectures and the Web and Professional, Legal, and Ethical Issues. Students are exposed not only to the foundational theory of databases but also to the most recent developments in the field. This book is ideal for a one- or two-term course in database management or database design in an undergraduate or graduate level course. With comprehensive coverage, this book can also be used as a reference for IT professionals.


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    Title
    Database Systems
    Subtitle
    A Practical Approach to Design, Implementation and Management
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Thomas Connolly, By (author) Carolyn Begg
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 1400
    Width: 191 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 48 mm
    Weight: 1,769 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780321523068
    ISBN 10: 0321523067
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: COM
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S10.2
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    B&T Merchandise Category: STX
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26370
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 01
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: UN
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    DC22: 005.74
    Ingram Subject Code: XD
    Libri: I-XD
    BISAC V2.8: COM021000
    B&T General Subject: 228
    BISAC V2.8: COM030000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: QA76.9.D26 C66 2010
    Thema V1.0: UN, UKS, UNH
    Edition
    5
    Edition statement
    United States ed of 5th revised ed
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations
    Publisher
    Pearson Education (US)
    Imprint name
    Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers Inc
    Publication date
    27 February 2009
    Publication City/Country
    New Jersey
    Author Information
    Thomas M. Connolly is the head of the Computing and Information Systems division at the University of Paisley. Carolyn E. Begg is a lecturer at the University of Paisley, with research interests in Information Systems, Database Management Systems, and Decision Support Systems within medicine.
    Table of contents
    I. Background 1. Introduction to Databases 2. Database Environment 3. Database Architectures and the Web II. The Relational Model and Languages 4. The Relational model 5. Relational Algebra and Relational Calculus 6. SQL: Data Manipulation 7. SQL: Data Definition 8. Query-By-Example (QBE) III. Database Analysis and Design 9. Database System Lifecycle 10. Database Analysis and the DreamHome Case Study 11. Entity-Relationship Modeling 12. Enhanced Entity-Relationship Modeling 13. Normalization 14. Advanced Normalization IV. Methodology 15. Methodology-Conceptual Database Design 16. Methodology-Logical Database Design for Relational Model 17. Methodology-Physical Database Design for Relational Databases 18. Methodology-Monitoring and Tuning the Operational System V. Selected Database Issues 19. Security and Administration 20. Professional, Legal, and Ethical Issues 21. Transaction Management 22. Query Processing VI. Distributed DBMSs and Replication 23. Distributed DBMSs-Concepts and Design 24. Distributed DBMSs-Advanced Concepts 25. Replication and Mobile Databases VII. Object DBMSs 26. Object-Oriented DBMSs-Concepts and Design 27. Object-Oriented DBMSs-Standards and Languages 28. Object-Relational DBMSs VIII. Web and DBMSs 29. Web Technology and DBMSs 30. Semistructured Data and XML IX. Business Intelligence Technologies 31. Data Warehousing Concepts 32. Data Warehousing Design 33. OLAP 34. Data Mining Appendices A. Users' Requirements Specification for DreamHome Case Study B. Other Case Studies C. Alternative Data Modeling Notations D. Summary of the Database Design Methodology for Relational Databases E. Introduction to Pyrrho-A Liteweight RDBMS Web Appendices F. File Organization and Storage Structures G. When Is a DBMS Relational? H. Commercial DBMSs: Access and Oracle I. Programmatic SQL J. Estimating Disk Space Requirements K. Introduction to Object-Orientation L. Example Web Scripts