Database Systems : Concepts, Management, Applications
This work is intended for introductory database courses that cover the design and implementation of relational databases using database activities to reinforce theories. Among the cases and examples, there is an ongoing case concerning Air-West Airlines, to better depict the advantages of the relational model. The text balances two approaches for teaching database management. Mainframe and microcomputer database systems are represented equally.
- Paperback | 736 pages
- 195.58 x 238.76 x 35.56mm | 1,202.01g
- 01 Jan 1998
- Cengage Learning, Inc
- Course Technology Inc
- Boston, MA, United States
- glossary, index
Table of contents
An Overview of Database Management Systems. Data and its Representation in Database Systems. Tools and Methods for Conceptual Normalisation. The Process of Database Planning and Conceptual Models of Information Systems Planning and Development. The Airline Database: A Conceptual Design. Introduction to Relational Tables and SQL Retrieval. Section I: Relational Tables and SQL. Section II: Advanced Applications Using SQL. Implementing a Relational Database. Client-Server Application Development. Embedded SQL Programming for Client-Server Applications. Control and Administration of Database Systems. Physical Organisation for Database Systems. Distributed Database Systems. Object-Oriented Database Systems. The Hierarchical Model-IMS. The Network Data Model. Appendices. Glossary. Index.