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This concise yet comprehensive introduction to fundamental database concepts is an indispensable resource to develop your knowledge of database management concepts. Now in its sixth edition, Concepts of Database Management maintains the focus on real-world cases that made previous editions so effective addressing the most current database issues faced today such as database design, data integrity, concurrent updates, and data security. Special features include detailed coverage of the relational model (including Query-By-Example (QBE) and SQL), normalization and views, database design, database administration and management, and more. This book's advanced topics include distributed databases, data warehouses, stored procedures, and triggers fostering an in-depth understanding of database management that will prepare users for success in their fields.

Synopsis:

Concepts of Database Management is the perfect short yet complete introduction to database concepts. The two featured case problems, Premiere Products and Henry Books, bring to life real-world database issues such as database design, data integrity, concurrent updates, and data security. This edition includes expanded coverage of SQL, entity-relationship (E-R) diagrams, normalization, and database design.

About the Author

Phillip J. Pratt is a Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science at Grand Valley State University. He has authored several textbooks including the best-selling Concepts of Database Management and A Guide to SQL. He currently teaches and researches database management, systems analysis, complex analysis, and discrete mathematics.Joseph Adamski earned a Master's degree in computer science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and spent 12 years as a computer professional at aerospace and financial services companies. He recently published his 30th textbook. He is an Associate Professor Emeritus at Grand Valley State University, where he has taught since 1979.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Database Management The Relational Model 1: Introduction, QBE, and Relational Algebra The Relational Model 2: SQL The Relational Model 3: Advanced Topics Database Design 1: Normalization Database Design 2: Design Methodology DBMS Functions Database Administration Database Management Approaches Appendices Comprehensive Design Example: Marvel College SQL Reference "How Do I" Reference

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dhooan, August 23, 2009 (view all comments by dhooan)
This is one of the best book for database concepts and really good for beginners, Please use this book if you are new to database administrator or developer.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781423901471
Author:
Pratt, Philip J
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Author:
Pratt, Philip J.
Author:
Adamski, Joseph J.
Author:
Pratt, Philip J. (Philip J. Pratt)
Subject:
database management; relational model; database design; database; SQL; QBE; query-by-example
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Computers
Subject:
Management Information Systems
Subject:
Database management
Subject:
Database Management - General
Subject:
relational model
Subject:
Database design
Subject:
Database
Subject:
SQL
Subject:
QBE
Subject:
query-by-example
Subject:
Information technology
Copyright:
Edition Number:
6
Series:
Sam 2007 Compatible Products
Publication Date:
August 2007
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
10.84x8.68x.59 in. 1.77 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Concepts of Database Management is the perfect short yet complete introduction to database concepts. The two featured case problems, Premiere Products and Henry Books, bring to life real-world database issues such as database design, data integrity, concurrent updates, and data security. This edition includes expanded coverage of SQL, entity-relationship (E-R) diagrams, normalization, and database design.
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