Database Systems: A Practical Approach to Design, Implementation, and Management

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Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1996 - Bases de données - Conception - 839 pages
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Adopting a pragmatic approach to database systems, with an emphasis on design, this work integrates a central case study throughout. It details a step-by-step methodology and teaches readers how to apply this to design and build applications using leading commercial PC and mainframe database systems. Highlighted boxes and margin tips draw attention to important information. Distributed and Object-Orientd database systems are covered. related areas for 1st course database systems. It should also be useful for IT professionals.

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I'm not a database designer but when I had to design a database I used the book as a reference. I found good theoretical base with rich examples that had a great value to me. I didn't read the whole book by the way. Read full review

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Good course book.Nice and clear description. I highly recommend anyone who want to learn advance concepts on database system Read full review


Part One Background 1 Introduction to Databases
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About the author (1996)

Thomas Connolly was a designer of RAPPORT, the world's first commercial portable DBMS, and of the LIFESPAN configuration management tool -- a winner of the British Design Award.

Carolyn Begg specializes in the application of database systems in biological research. They are both authors of the best-selling book Database Systems, also published by Addison-Wesley.

Anne Strachan has experience of database design in industry and now she applies it in her teaching and research at the University of Paisley in Scotland. She focuses on problems associated with large diverse sets of data sets in organizations.


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