Database Systems: Design, Implementation, and Management

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Cengage Learning, Nov 20, 2009 - Computers - 700 pages
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DATABASE SYSTEMS: DESIGN, IMPLEMENTATION, AND MANAGEMENT, NINTH EDITION, a market-leader for database texts, gives readers a solid foundation in practical database design and implementation. The book provides in-depth coverage of database design, demonstrating that the key to successful database implementation is in proper design of databases to fit within a larger strategic view of the data environment. -Updated coverage of data models. -Improved coverage of normalization with a data modeling checklist. -Enhanced coverage of of database design and life cycle. -New review questions, problem sets, and cases throughout the book. With a strong hands-on component that includes real-world examples and exercises, this book will help students develop database design skills that have valuable and meaningful application in the real world. Instructors teaching tools include: Instructor’s Manual, written by the authors, to help instructors make their classes informative and interesting; It includes notes about alternative approaches; SQL and ColdFusion Script files, tested by Course Technology to ensure accuracy; Detailed solutions to all Review Questions and Problems; PowerPoint Presentations for each chapter; Figure files; WebTutor premium online content for distance learning.
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Carlos Coronel is currently the Lab Director for the College of Business Computer Labs at Middle Tennessee State University. He has over 27 years of experience in various fields as a Database Administrator, Network Administrator, Web Manager, and Technology Specialist, and has taught courses in Web development, database design and development, and data communications at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Steven Morris completed his Bachelor of Science and PhD from Auburn University. He has taught Database Design and Development, Database Programming with Advanced SQL and PL/SQL, Systems Analysis and Design, and Principles of MIS at Middle Tennessee State University. Steven has published many articles, and currently serves on the review boards of several journals.

Peter Rob has 32 years experience teaching file systems, database systems design, database design, database applications development, and more. Peter's real-world experience includes two years as a Director of Operations at an aviation chart company, 20 years as a consultant for hands-on operations systems analysis/development and database systems design, and 15 years experience as a statistical quality control systems analysis and systems/applications developer.

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