Database Management Systems

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Cengage Learning EMEA, 2006 - Computers - 334 pages
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This is a modern, concise and accessible introduction to database systems for computing students. Designed to cover a one semester course, core topic coverage is motivated by plenty of examples (using Oracle 10g) and practical guidelines. The material is up-to-date and grounded in today?s modern enterprise infrastructure where databases need to link to a Web front end. Providing concise yet full coverage for a one semester course, the examples and activities are efficient exam preparation tools for computing students on a database course. Developed with support from Middlesex University Press and Global Campus. This is a modern, concise and accessible introduction to database systems for computing students. Designed to cover a one semester course, core topic coverage is motivated by plenty of examples (using Oracle 10g) and practical guidelines. The material is up-to-date and grounded in today?s modern enterprise infrastructure where databases need to link to a Web front end. Providing concise yet full coverage for a one semester course, the examples and activities are efficient exam preparation tools for computing students on a database course. Developed with support from Middlesex University Press and Global Campus.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
Normalisation
29
Introduction to SQL
51
Further SQL
73
PLSQL
93
Query processing and optimisation
111
Objectoriented and objectrelational models
137
Transaction management and concurrency control
177
Backup and recovery
215
Distributed database systems
239
Web database connectivity
259
Data warehousing
287
Appendix The Bus Depots Database
319
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