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Database Management Systems provides comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of the fundamentals of database systems. Coherent explanations and practical examples have made this one of the leading texts in the field. The third edition continues in this tradition, enhancing it with more practical material.

The new edition has been reorganized to allow more flexibility in the way the course is taught. Now, instructors can easily choose whether they would like to teach a course which emphasizes database application development or a course that emphasizes database systems issues. New overview chapters at the beginning of parts make it possible to skip other chapters in the part if you don't want the detail.

More applications and examples have been added throughout the book, including SQL and Oracle examples. The applied flavor is further enhanced by the two new database applications chapters.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780072465631
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 8/14/2002
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 1104
  • Sales rank: 503,668
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. I Foundations 1
1 Overview of Database Systems 3
2 Introduction to Database Design 25
3 The Relational Model 57
4 Relational Algebra and Calculus 100
5 SQL: Queries, Constraints, Triggers 130
Pt. II Application Development 183
6 Database Application Development 185
7 Internet Applications 220
Pt. III Storage and Indexing 271
8 Overview of Storage and Indexing 273
9 Storing Data: Disks and Files 304
10 Tree-Structured Indexing 338
11 Hash-Based Indexing 370
Pt. IV Query Evaluation 391
12 Overview of Query Evaluation 393
13 External Sorting 421
14 Evaluating Relational Operators 439
15 A Typical Relational Query Optimizer 478
Pt. V Transaction Management 517
16 Overview of Transaction Management 519
17 Concurrency Control 549
18 Crash Recovery 579
Pt. VI Database Design and Tuning 603
19 Schema Refinement and Normal Forms 605
20 Physical Database Design and Tuning 649
21 Security and Authorization 692
Pt. VII Additional Topics 723
22 Parallel and Distributed Databases 725
23 Object-Database Systems 772
24 Deductive Databases 817
25 Data Warehousing and Decision Support 846
26 Data Mining 889
27 Information Retrieval and XML Data 926
28 Spatial Data Management 968
29 Further Reading 992
30 The Minibase Software 1002
References 1005
Author Index 1045
Subject Index 1054
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  • Posted October 26, 2009

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    I found this book well organized and uptodate and it covers all areas od database technology and provides real world examples. It is a good textbook at the same time a useful reference for students and database professionals.

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