Fundamentals of Database Systems

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Pearson/Addison Wesley, 2004 - Computers - 1030 pages
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Fundamentals of Database Systems has become the world-wide leading textbook because it combines clear explanations of theory and design, broad coverage of models and real systems, and excellent examples with up-to-date introductions and modern database technologies. This book has been revised and updated to reflect the latest trends in technological and application development. This fourth edition expands on many of the most popular database topics, including SQL, security, and data mining along with an introduction to UML modeling and an entirely new chapter on XML and Internet databases.

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I love computers, and I love learning all about computers. But one of my least favorite subjects has got to be Databases. And this is the book to blame. My impression of this book was that it was ... Read full review


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Ramez Elmasri is a Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at The University of Texas at Arlington. Dr. Elmasri completed his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science at Stanford University.

Sham Navathe is a Professor in the College of Computing at Georgia Institute Of Technology. He holds a Ph.D. in Industrial and Operations Engineering from The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and an M.S. in Computer and Information Science from The Ohio State University.

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