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An Accessible, Up-to-Date Introduction to Database Systems Database Systems, Second Edition provides a strong foundation in good design practice. Using an accessible, step-by-step approach, students will master a database methodology. Then, the authors apply this methodology to worked examples so students learn to design and build applications using a leading commercial database system. Also, a central, realistic case study is integrated throughout the text to provide an understanding of the issues involved. This new edition will build on the clear, accessible presentation of the successful first edition. New to the Second Edition Includes additional and simplified examples. Features new material on distributed databases including interactions with web-based data. Contains new material on object-oriented databases that covers the latest ODBM standards. Illustrates concepts with screen shots from Accessª. Offers new coverage of query processing and optimization, data mining, data warehouses, multimedia databases, and the Internet.

Table of Contents

PART 1 BACKGROUND 1 Introduction to Databases 2 Database Environment 3 Relational Data Model 4 Database Planning, Design, and Administration PART 2 METHODOLOGY 5 Entity-Relationship Modelling 6 Normalisation 7 Methodology - Conceptual Database Design 8 Methodology - Logical Database Design 9 Methodology - Physical Database Design and Implementation for Relational Databases 10 Conceptual Database Design Methodology - Worked Example 11 Logical Database Design Methodology - Worked Example 12 Physical Database Design Methodology - Worked Example PART 3 DATABASE LANGUAGES 13 SQL 14 Advanced SQL 15 Query-By-Example (QBE) PART 4 SELECTED DATABASE ISSUES 16 Integrity and Security 17 Transaction Management 18 Query Processing PART 5 CURRENT TRENDS 19 Distributed DBMSs - Concepts and Design 20 Distributed DBMSs - Advanced Concepts 21 Introduction to Object DBMSs 22 Object-Oriented DBMSs 23 Object-Relational DBMSs 24 Web Technology and DBMSs 25 Data Warehousing 26 OLAP and Data Mining APPENDICES Appendix A WellMeadows Case Study Appendix B File Organization and Storage Structures Appendix C Network Data Model Appendix D Hierarchical Data Model Appendix E A Comparison of Network, Hierarchical and Relational Database Systems Appendix F A Summary of the Database Design Methodology for Relational Databases Appendix G Example Web Scripts References Further Reading Index

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(a practical approach to design, implementation, and management)
Connolly, Thomas
Begg, Carolyn
Addison Wesley Publishing Company
Harlow, England
Database Management - General
Database management
Information Storage & Retrieval
Database design
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2nd ed., rev. and updated /
International Computer Science Series
Series Volume:
[bk. 3 and 4]
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Trade Paper
xxxvii, 1093 p.
9.06x7.37x1.94 in. 3.66 lbs.

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