Fundamentals of Database Management Systems / Edition 1

Fundamentals of Database Management Systems / Edition 1

by Mark L. Gillenson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471262978

ISBN-13: 9780471262978

Pub. Date: 03/28/2004

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated

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This is just one of the

Overview

GET ALL YOUR DUCKS IN A ROW!

What does database management have to do with ducks? A lot more than you might think. Ducks Unlimited, the world’s largest wetlands conservation organization, relies on a major relational database application to manage both the operational and financial aspects of its wetlands conservation projects.

This is just one of the many exciting, real-world examples of database management you’ll find in Mark Gillenson’s FUNDAMENTAL OF DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS. Offering a highly focused and applied approach, this new text will help you master the fundamentals of database management, so you can immediately apply what you’ve learned to real business situations.

Features

  • This compact, practical introduction emphasizes fundamental database concepts and presents them in a clear, easy-to-understand way.
  • Coverage starts with basic concepts of data, and then proceeds in a step-by-step manner to present all of the major aspects of database management.
  • A complete chapter covers data retrieval with SQL, which is applicable to Oracle, Microsoft Access, and all other relational database management systems.
  • Every chapter starts with a short story, complete with a photo, of how real company use database for a real application. Throughout, the text makes heavy use of examples, including four major examples that are repeatedly used to drive home key concepts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471262978
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
366
Product dimensions:
8.29(w) x 10.16(h) x 1.05(d)

Table of Contents

1. Data: The New Corporate Resource.

2. Simple File Storage and Retrieval.

3. Data Modeling.

4. The Database Management System Concept.

5. The Relational Database Model: Introduction.

6. The Relational Database Model: Additional Concepts.

7. Logical Database Design.

8. Physical Database Design.

9. Relational Data Retrieval: SQL.

10. Object-Oriented Database Management.

11. Data Administration, Database Administration, and Data Dictionaries.

12. Database Control Issues.

13. Client/Server Database and Distributed Database.

14. The Data Warehouse.

15. Database and the Internet.

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