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Inside Relational Databases with Examples in Access / Edition 1

Inside Relational Databases with Examples in Access / Edition 1

by Mark Whitehorn, Bill Marklyn


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781846283949
Publisher: Springer London
Publication date: 10/04/2006
Edition description: 2007
Pages: 372
Sales rank: 1,036,735
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 10.98(h) x 0.04(d)

About the Author

Mark Whitehorn teaches database design and practice, both to undergraduates and in the commercial world.

Table of Contents

A simple, single-table database.- to Part 1.- Tables.- Queries/Views.- Forms.- Reports.- Summary of Part 1.- A multi-table database.- to Part 2.- Serious problems with single tables.- Multiple tables cure serious problems.- Making multiple tables work together.- Getting the data into the correct tables.- Relationships in the real world.- How are relationships modeled?.- Revisiting the big four — the synergy begins.- Integrity.- Summary of Part 2.- Database Design & Architecture.- Database design.- The seven layers of wisdom.- Database architecture.- Related database topics.- What exactly is a relational database?.- 22 Triggers and stored procedures.- Transactions, logs, backup, locking and concurrency.- Codd’s rules.- Normalization.- More about normalization.- The system tables.- More on queries: data manipulation.- SQL.- Domains.- What does null mean?.- Primary keys.- Speeding up your database.- Hardware considerations.- Indexing.- More on optimization.- Denormalization.

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