Relational Theory

Relational Theory : Concepts and Applications

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A guide and reference about the relational database environment which covers data models and structures, logical and physical database design, data normalization and control and infrastructure support of the database environment. CASE tools, DB2, QMF and ORACLE are described.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 254 pages
  • 160 x 230 x 23mm | 630g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • bibliography, index
  • 0121258815
  • 9780121258818

Table of contents

Part 1 The relational database environment: introduction to the database environment; data models and data structures; logical and physical database design; data normalization; data dictionaries and relational databases; management and control of the database environment; infrastructure support for the database environment; administration of the database enviornment. Part 2 Relational datase issues: coexistence of relational and nonrelational databases; distributed relational database management system; introduction to CASE tools; introduction to DB2 and SQL/DS; introduction to SQL; introduction to QMF; introduction to ORACLE; performance issues and standards; auditing the DB2 environment. Appendix; comparison of relational DBMs.
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