Database Systems

Database Systems : A Practical Approach to Design, Implementation and Management

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For undergraduate courses covering databases for the following departments; Computer Science, Business IT, Management Information Systems, MSc conversion courses. Over 200,000 people have been grounded in good database design practice by readingDatabase Systems. The new edition of this best-seller brings it up to date with the latest developments in database technology and builds on the clear, accessible approach that has contributed to the success of previous editions. A clear introduction to design, implementation and management issues, as well as an extensive treatment of database languages and standards, make this book an indispensable complete reference for database students and professionals alike.
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  • Paperback | 1424 pages
  • 184 x 226 x 46mm | 2,081.98g
  • Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers Inc
  • New Jersey, United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 0321210255
  • 9780321210258
  • 678,736

Table of contents

Preface Part 1 Background 1 Introduction to Databases 2 Database Environment Part 2 The Relational Model and Languages 3 The Relational Model 4 Relational Algebra and Relational Calculus 5 SQL: Data Manipulation 6 SQL: Data Definition 7 Query-By-Example 8 Commercial RDBMSs: Office Access and Oracle Part 3 Database Analysis and Design Techniques 9 Database Planning, Design, and Administration 10 Fact-Finding Techniques 11 Entity--Relationship Modeling 12 Enhanced Entity--Relationship Modeling 13 Normalization 14 Advanced Normalization Part 4 Methodology 15 Methodology -- Conceptual Database Design 16 Methodology -- Logical Database Design for the Relational Model 17 Methodology -- Physical Database Design for Relational Databases 18 Methodology -- Monitoring and Tuning the Operational System Part 5 Selected Database Issues 19 Security 20 Transaction Management 21 Query Processing Part 6 Distributed DBMSs and Replication 22 Distributed DBMSs -- Concepts and Design 23 Distributed DBMSs -- Advanced Concepts 24 Replication and Mobile Databases Part 7 Object DBMSs 25 Introduction to Object DBMSs 26 Object-Oriented DBMSs -- Concepts 27 Object-Oriented DBMSs -- Standards and Systems 28 Object-Relational DBMSs Part 8 Web and DBMSs 29 Web Technology and DBMSs 30 Semistructured Data and XML Part 9 Business Intelligence 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 File Organizations and Indexes D When is a DBMS Relational? E Programmatic SQL F Alternative ER Modeling Notations G Summary of the Database Design Methodology for Relational Databases H Estimating disk space requirements (web only) I Example web scripts (web only) References Further Reading Index
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