Handbook of Database Systems

Handbook of Database Systems

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The drawbacks of conventional file systems as well as the challenges of emerging application areas have resulted in the rapid development of data management systems. Extensive and well-organized, the "Handbook of Database Systems" presents an overview of the fundamentals of database technology. This comprehensive volume addresses the design and modeling of relational and object-based databases. It presents new advanced applications for databases, including commercial databases. Featuring contributions by leading worldwide authorities in the field, the book explores the dynamics of database application development, database implementation, and database system architecture.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 1280 pages
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Chapman & Hall/CRC
  • United States
  • English
  • 500 black & white illustrations
  • 158488620X
  • 9781584886204

Table of contents

Basic Database Concepts. Database Design. Relational Databases. Object-based Databases. Application Development. Data Storage and Indexing. Query Evaluation. Transaction Management. Database System Architecture. Advanced Database Systems. Commercial Database Systems.show more

About Joachim Hammer

University of Florida, Gainesville, USAshow more