Database Principles and Design

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Cengage Learning EMEA, 2008 - Computers - 388 pages
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Database Principles and Design provides students and practitioners with a thorough grounding in theoretical principles before then providing them with the tools required to implement practical systems. To aid learning, the text contains extensive worked examples and sample working programs, and provides helpful assistance with obtaining software necessary to utilise the sample material provided. The new edition has been fully updated and will combine theory and practice as well as integrating design principles with implementation. It also contains plenty of real world, fully worked examples and case studies.
 

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Contents

Introduction and background
1
The relational data model
35
Conceptual database design
61
Summary
128
U Physical database design
133
Introduction
134
Design of tables
140
Summary
152
Deadlock
191
Integrity and security
197
Backup and recovery
208
Network and distributed systems
215
Microsoft Access B1B56
B-1
Post relational databases
231
The object data model
237
Postrelational systems
244

Learning SQL A1A75
A-1
Group functions
A-33
Interfacing with the database
157
User interfaces
171
Exercises
177
Transactions
179
Concurrent transactions
184
Objectoriented databases
258
Objectrelational mapping
265
Web databases
273
Appendix
363
Index
383
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