Pub. Date:
Elsevier Science
Rdb: A Comprehensive Guide / Edition 3

Rdb: A Comprehensive Guide / Edition 3

by Lilian Hobbs PhD, Ian Smith, Ken England


Current price is , Original price is $97.95. You

Temporarily Out of Stock Online

Please check back later for updated availability.


The definitive book on Oracle's Rdb database. Written by a team of bestselling database experts, including a principal product architect, this is unquestionably the definitive book on Oracle's Rdb8, the latest version of the powerful database for advanced enterprise applications. Rdb: A Comprehensive Guide, Third Edition teaches administrators, programmers, database designers and IT managers the critical components and functions of the new version 8 and explains how to develop powerful Rdb8 programs. The book specifically addresses new Rdb8 management, tuning and scalability tools and describes the new Rdb/NT Workbench for Windows NT. No other source gives readers the authoritative and timely information provided by Rdb: A Comprehensive Guide, Third Edition.

  • Only book on Rdb8
  • Written by Rdb8 experts from Oracle, including the principal product architect
  • Explains how to use Rdb8 on both Windows NT and OpenVMS

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781555581862
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 09/28/1999
Edition description: REV
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 0.97(w) x 7.50(h) x 9.25(d)

About the Author

Lilian Hobbs is a member of the Oracle Corporation New England Development Centre living in the UK. During the day she works on Oracle databases, but when she isn't writing books, Lilian is a keen astronomer and mountain bike rider. To find out more about this author you can visit her Web site at Lilian is the author of the following Made Simple books: Designing Internet Home Pages; Windows NT. Also, she is the author of the following Digital Press Books: RdB: A Comprehensive Guide; Digital's CDD/Repository (with Ken England); Oracle8i Data Warehousing.

Table of Contents

Data definition
Data manipulation
Storage structures
Table access
The optimizer
Transaction management
Database integrity
Database restructuring
Tuning and optimization
Distributing Rdb databases
The Internet and Rdb
Database tools
Application programming
Rdb/NT Workbench
Appendix: Banking Database Definition

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews