Database Systems: Design, Implementation, & Management

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Cengage Learning, Jan 12, 2016 - Computers - 784 pages
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Readers gain a solid foundation in database design and implementation with the practical and easy-to-understand approach in DATABASE SYSTEMS: DESIGN, IMPLEMENTATION, AND MANAGEMENT, 12E. Filled with diagrams, illustrations, and tables, this market-leading text provides in-depth coverage of database design. Readers learn the key to successful database implementation: proper design of databases to fit within a larger strategic view of the data environment. Renowned for its clear, straightforward writing style, this text provides an outstanding balance of theory and practice. Updates include the latest coverage of cloud data services and a new chapter on Big Data Analytics and NoSQL, including related Hadoop technologies. In addition, new review questions, problem sets, and cases offer multiple opportunities to test understanding and develop useful design skills.
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Database Systems: design, Implementation & Management
By Carlos Coronel • Steven Morris • 12th Edition, 2016•784 pages • ISBN 978-1-305-86679-9
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Today, databases are involved in almost all facets and activities of our daily lives: from school to work, to medical care, government, private, non-profit organizations, and houses of worship. Databases evolved from computer file system and especially big data has created a value creation for business leaders and practitioners are a complete resource for technology providing an engaging, thorough overview of the current state of big data analytics and the growing trend toward high performance computing architectures.
The book is a detail-driven look into how database can designed, implementation and better management to foster positive change and drive efficiency. These three concepts are powering some of today's biggest challenges for businesses and services to provide comprehensive database system. The book comes with the big insights into successful database implementation like proper design of databases to fit within a larger strategic view of the data environment which include the latest coverage of cloud data services and a new chapter on Big Data Analytics and NoSQL, including related Hadoop technologies. Carlos Coronel, Steven Morris’s “Database Systems: Design, Implementation & Management” promises to help business or individual understand the potential and provide guidance for those faced with putting the techniques into practice.
The opening chapter does an excellent job of explaining what database systems really is (including various types of databases), as well as why they are valuable assets for decision making working with the full data set can be so much more effective than using a sample. This chapter also explained about the importance of database design and how modern databases evolved from file systems, the main components of database systems and the main functions of a database management system (DBMS).
This book provides a view into the topic that data scientist and system developer require, but right from the beginning, a question mark is raised about the book's approach.
In this twelfth edition of the book, authors added some new features and recognized some coverage to provide a better flow of materials. This edition also presented a major step forward in the integration of digital content with the text through online.
The book title begins with Database System. Therefore, I examined the database and design concepts covered in Chapters 1-6 as part of a larger system are likely to overlook important design requirements. In fact, Chapter 9, Database design, provides the map for the advance database design developed in Appendixes B and C. Within the large systems framework, we can also explore issues such as transaction management and concurrency control (Chapter 10), business intelligence and data warehouses (chapter 13), database connectivity and web technologies (Chapter 15), and database administration and security (Chapter 16).
The first item in the book’s subtitle is Design, and the authors suggested that, their examination of database design is comprehensive, whereas Chapter 1 and 2 described the development and future of database and data models, and illustrate the need for design. Chapter 3 described the details of relational database model; Chapter 4 described extensive, in-depth, and practical database design coverage, and Chapter 5 explores advanced database design topic.
The author Steven Morris after spending several years in this field, which has been in the database management, data structure designing and big data analytics for a long time. Chapter 11, Database performance Tuning and Query Optimizations, illustrates the need for query efficiency in a world that routinely generates and uses terabyte-size database (Big data) and table with millions of records. But it would be a mistake to ignore more recent
 

Contents

Design Concepts
71
Advanced Design and Implementation
245
Advanced Database Concepts
481
Databases and the Internet
679
Database Administration
721
Glossary
769
Index
783
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