Strategic Database Technology: Management for the Year 2000 / Edition 1

Strategic Database Technology: Management for the Year 2000 / Edition 1

by Alan R. Simon, Alan Simon
     
 

ISBN-10: 155860264X

ISBN-13: 9781558602649

Pub. Date: 01/28/1995

Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books

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Drawing upon the know-how of top industry experts, as well as hundreds of other sources, Strategic Database Technology is the only comprehensive guide to emerging database technologies. This single source for IS managers, database administrators, systems analysts, and strategic planners is a concise yet complete presentation of the state-of-the-art

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Drawing upon the know-how of top industry experts, as well as hundreds of other sources, Strategic Database Technology is the only comprehensive guide to emerging database technologies. This single source for IS managers, database administrators, systems analysts, and strategic planners is a concise yet complete presentation of the state-of-the-art technology as well as the latest in research and development efforts.

In his eleventh book, Alan Simon, a consultant and leading author of numerous technical and career-oriented books, offers a thorough investigation of the past, present, and likely future of database technology. He teaches readers where and how to invest their time and resources. Simon reveals major trends and developments in databases and MIS that will radically change the way we create, develop, and maintain databases over the next two decades.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558602649
Publisher:
Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date:
01/28/1995
Pages:
446
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.02(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
A Road Map of This Book
Acknowledgments
1Setting the Stage3
2Principles of Distributed Information Management37
3Client/Server Databases and Middleware55
4Data Warehouses71
5Partitioning and Replication: The Next Generation89
6Heterogeneous Federated Databases and Multidatabase Systems105
7Conclusions: Future Directions of Distributed Information Management123
8Principles of Object-Oriented Databases141
9Hybrid and Extended Relational Forms of Object Management157
10Object-Oriented Engines and Models169
11Other Issues in Object-Oriented Information Management183
12SQL Futures197
13ODMG Languages for Object-Oriented Databases223
14Xbase and Other Desktop Databases237
15Time is on Your Side: Temporal Databases257
16Database Intelligence: The Active Database Approach279
17Space, Shapes, and Words: Spatial Databases, Multimedia and Image Information Management, and Text Management Systems293
18Hypertext and Hypermedia317
19Repositories and Metadata Management329
20Transaction Processing347
21Database Security369
22Other Database and Information Management Topics399
23Managerial and Business Issues417
Index429

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