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Advanced Course in Database Systems : Beyond Relational Databases (05 Edition)


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An Advanced Course in Database Systems goes beyond the relational database coverage of a typical first course and offers readers a carefully researched set of topics specifically designed for a second course in database systems: object-oriented conceptual data modeling, object-oriented databases, object-relational databases, arid databases and the Web, The target audience of the book is anyone who understands relational database technology, including both undergraduate and graduate students, as well as the database professional. The book bridges the gap between the UML and EER abject-oriented conceptual data models, guiding the reader through the latest technological advances ire object databases and the integration of databases and the World-Wide Web. SUGNIFICANT FEATURES
  • Provides detailed coverage of UML class diagrams including a comparative analysis with EER diagrams.
  • Establishes the foundation far object-oriented and object-relational concepts by offering in-depth coverage of the Object Data Standard.
  • Gives comprehensive coverage of advanced relational and object-relational features of the SQL standard.
  • Includes mapping of UML and EER diagrams to the relational, object-oriented and object-relational data models.
  • Presents in-depth coverage of JDBC as an example call-level interface to SQL databases.
  • Covers XML and databases, including DTDs, XML Schema and data exchange.
  • Provides case study implementations of the same database enterprise in relational (Oracle). object-relational (Oracle) and object-oriented (Objectivity/DB) databases.

About the Author

SUZANNE W. DIETRICH is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Arizona State University. Her current research focuses on the application of active, declarative and object-oriented database technology to designing event-based enterprise applications by integrating distributed components using rules. Dr. Dietrich's research has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, including the investigation of active rule processing and the development of novel approaches to undergraduate database education. She has numerous publications and is the author of Understanding Relational Database Query Languages (Prentice Hall 2001).

SUSAN D. URBAN is a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Arizona State University. Her research interests include object-oriented data modeling as well as event, rule, and transaction processing for enterprise application integration. Dr. Urban has been the recipient of several research grants from the National Science Foundation for her research on constraints, active rule processing, the use of databases in engineering design, and the development of innovative teaching concepts for database instruction. She has published numerous refereed papers and book chapters on the results of her research.

Table of Contents

List Of Figures List Of Tables


1. Enhanced Entity Relationship Modeling

2. The Unified Modeling Language Conceptual Class Diagrams

3. The SQL Standard: Advanced Relational Features

4. Mapping Object-Oriented Conceptual Models To The Relational Data Model

5. Web Access To Relational Databases Using JDBC

6. XML And Databases

7. Object-Oriented Databases And The ODMG Standard

8. The SQL Standard: Object-Relational Features

9. Case Studies: Relational, Object-Relational, And Object-Oriented Database Implementations


Product Details

Beyond Relational Databases
Dietrich, Suzanne W.
Dietrich, Suzanne W
Urban, Susan D.
Dietrich, Suzanne Wagner
Prentice Hall
Database Management - General
Relational databases
Object-oriented databases
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
October 2004
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
9.58x7.14x.80 in. 1.42 lbs.

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