An introduction to database systems

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Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., 1995 - Computers - 839 pages
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A classic book, revised--the best, most comprehensive, and most up-to-date treatment of database concepts and technology available. Contains greatly expanded treatment of object-oriented database system, including a proposal for rapprochement between OO and relational technologies. Includes important new chapters on functional dependencies, views, domains, and missing information.

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Very solid coverage of various DB types. Read full review

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The seminal first year text on database structures and systems. This one influenced me quite a lot. Read full review

Contents

Parti BASIC CONCEPTS
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Chapter
24
An Architecture for a Database System
28
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C. J. Date is an independent author, lecturer, researcher, and consultant specializing in relational database systems, a field he helped pioneer. Among other projects, he was involved in technical planning for the IBM products SQL/DS and DB2. He is best known for his books, in particular, "An Introduction to Database Systems" (7th edition, Addison-Wesley, 2000), the standard text in the field, which has sold well over half a million copies worldwide. Mr. Date is widely acknowledged for his ability to explain complex technical material in a clear and understandable fashion.
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