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DATABASE PRINCIPLES

EBOOK BY ROB /CORONEL / CROCKETT;
ISBN
9781408098905
IMPRINT
CENGAGE
 
 
EDITION
2ND REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
CENGAGE
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FORMAT
EBOOK
PAGES
888 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
11 JAN 2013

DESCRIPTION

The second edition of Database Principles maintains its engaging writing style and brevity; its unique balance between theory and practice and its wealth of examples throughout the text; inspiring student-friendly learning at its best. The international edition provides a solid and practical foundation for the design, implementation and management of database systems. This foundation is built on the notion that, while databases are very practical things, their successful creation depends on understanding the important concepts that define them. The new edition has been updated with all the latest developments and technologies and incorporates a generous number of localised and motivating business vignettes that tie the concepts to real-life situations. This edition is suitable for a first course in databases at undergraduate level and will also provide essential material for conversion postgraduate courses. Providing comprehensive and practical coverage of core database concepts, it is an ideal text not only for those studying database management systems in the context of computer science, but also those on courses in the areas of information systems and business information technology. This textbook also comes packaged with a fully tailored CourseMate and an Instructor's website will also be available to adopters.

CONTENTS

PART I: DATABASE SYSTEMS Chapter 1: The Database Approach Chapter 2: Data Models Chapter 3: Relational Model Characteristics Chapter 4: Relational Algebra PART II: DATABASE ALTERNATIVES Chapter 5: Data Modeling with Entity Relationship Diagrams Chapter 6: Data Modeling Advanced Concepts Chapter 7: Normalizing Database Designs PART III: DATABASE PROGRAMMING Chapter 8: Beginning Structured Query Language Chapter 9: Procedural Language SQL and Advanced SQL PART IV: DATABASE DESIGN Chapter 10: Database Development Process Chapter 11: Conceptual, Logical and Physical Database Design PART V: IMPLEMENTATION ALTERNATIVES Chapter 12: Managing Transactions and Concurrency Chapter 13: Managing Database and SQL Performance PART VI: DATABASE MANAGEMENT Chapter 14: Distributed Databases Chapter 15: Databases for Decision Support Chapter 16: Interacting with Databases Through the Web ONLINE APPENDICES (Available on CourseMate) Appendix A: Designing Databases with Visio Professional: A Tutorial Appendix B: New Case study TBC : Conceptual, Logical and Physical Database Design Appendix C: The University Lab: Conceptual, Logical and Physical Database Design Appendix D: Converting an ER model into a Database Structure Appendix E: Comparison of ER Modelling Notations Appendix F: Client /Server Systems Appendix G: Object-Orientated Databases Appendix H: Databases in e-Commerce Appendix I: The Hierarchical Database Model Appendix J: The Network Database Model Appendix K: Database Administration Appendix L: Data warehouse implementation factors Appendix M: Creating a new database using ORACLE 11g Appendix N: A Guide to using SQL Developer with ORACLE 11g Appendix O: Building a simple Object-relational database using ORACLE Objects Appendix P: Microsoft access tutorial