A First Course in Database Systems

A First Course in Database Systems

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By (author) Jeffrey D. Ullman, By (author) Jennifer Widom

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  • Publisher: Pearson Education Limited
  • Format: Paperback | 520 pages
  • Dimensions: 214mm x 274mm x 18mm | 1,120g
  • Publication date: 15 August 2013
  • Publication City/Country: Harlow
  • ISBN 10: 1292025824
  • ISBN 13: 9781292025827
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: Pearson New International Edition
  • Illustrations note: illustrations (black and white)
  • Sales rank: 543,237

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For Database Systems and Database Design and Application courses offered at the junior, senior, and graduate levels in Computer Science departments. Written by well-known computer scientists, this accessible and succinct introduction to database systems focuses on database design and use. The authors provide in-depth coverage of databases from the point of view of the database designer, user, and application programmer, leaving implementation for later courses. It is the first database systems text to cover such topics as UML, algorithms for manipulating dependencies in relations, extended relational algebra, PHP, 3-tier architectures, data cubes, XML, XPATH, XQuery, XSLT. Supplements: * Access Student and Instructor Resources at www.prenhall.com/ullman * Author Website (Open Access) 'http://infolab.stanford.edu/~ullman/fcdb.html

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1. The Worlds of Database Systems. 2. Introduction to the Relational Model. 3. Relational Database Schema Design. 4. Higher-Level Models for Relational Design. PART II: RELATIONAL DATABASE PROGRAMMING. 5. Algebraic and Logical Query Languages. 6. The Database Language SQL. 7. SQL Constraints and Triggers. 8. SQL Indexes and Views. 9. SQL in a Service Environment. 10. Advanced Topics in SQL. Web Appendix A. More About Datalog. PART III: MODELING AND PROGRAMMING IN SEMISTRUCTURED-DATA MODELS. 11. Semistructured Data Models.