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First Course in Database Systems, A, 3rd Edition

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First Course in Database Systems, A, 3rd Edition

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  • Large variety of real-world examples ensure the presentation is readable and engaging.
  • Extensive treatment of database modeling teaches about this important first step of the planning process.
  • Coverage of advanced issues important to database designers and users includes discussions of views, integrity constraints, assertions, triggers, transactions, authorization, and recursion in SQL: 1999.
  • Discussion of how to successfully plan a database application before building it reflects how these plans are developed in the real world.
  • Extensive exercises in almost every section provide students with the opportunity to practice and apply the concepts they've learned in each chapter.
  • GOAL--please note that GOAL is no longer available.

Description

  • Copyright 2008
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9-1/4"
  • Pages: 592
  • Edition: 3rd
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-600637-X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-600637-4

Written by well-known computer scientists, this accessible and succinct introduction to database systems focuses on database design and use. It provides in-depth coverage of databases from the point of view of the database designer, user, and application programmer. KEY TOPICS: The authors provide an overview of important programming systems (e.g., SQL, JDBC, PSM, CLI, PHP, XQuery, etc.) and the intellectual framework to put them into context.  MARKET: For software engineers, database engineers, and programmers.

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Table of Contents

 1. The Worlds of Database Systems.

 2. Introduction to the Relational Model.

 3. Relational Database Schema Design.

 4. Higher-Level Models for Relational Design.

PART II: RELATIONAL DATABASE PROGRAMMING.

 5. Algebraic and Logical Query Languages.

 6. The Database Language SQL.

 7. SQL Constraints and Triggers.

 8. SQL Indexes and Views.

 9. SQL in a Service Environment.

10. Advanced Topics in SQL.

Web Appendix A. More About Datalog.

PART III: MODELING AND PROGRAMMING IN SEMISTRUCTURED-DATA MODELS.

11. Semistructured Data Models.

12. Query Languages for Semistructured Data.

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