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Database management systems

Author: Raghu Ramakrishnan; Johannes Gehrke
Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Designed for an introductory database course, this text emphasises conceptual and physical database design and tuning. It also covers advanced topics that may be useful for further study.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ramakrishnan, Raghu.
Database management systems.
Boston : McGraw-Hill, ©2003
(OCoLC)605969732
Online version:
Ramakrishnan, Raghu.
Database management systems.
Boston : McGraw-Hill, ©2003
(OCoLC)607746843
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Raghu Ramakrishnan; Johannes Gehrke
ISBN: 0072465638 9780072465631 0071151109 9780071151108 0071230572 9780071230575 9780071231510 007123151X
OCLC Number: 49977005
Description: xxxii, 1065 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I: Foundations. Overview of database systems ; Introduction to database design ; The relational model ; Relational algebra and calculus ; SQL : queries, constraints, triggers --
Part II: Application development. Database application development ; Internet applications --
Part II: Storage and indexing. Overview of storage and indexing ; Storing data : disks and files ; Tree-structured indexing ; Hash-based indexing --
Part IV: Query evaluation. Overview of query evaluation ; External sorting ; Evaluating relational operators ; A typical relational query optimizer --
Part V: Transaction management. Overview of transaction management ; Concurrency control ; Crash recovery --
Part VI: Database design and tuning. Schema refinement and normal forms ; Physical database design and tuning ; Security and authorization --
Part VII: Additional topics. Parallel and distributed databases ; Object-database systems ; Deductive databases ; Data warehousing and decision support ; Data mining ; Information retrieval and XML data ; Spatial data management ; Further reading ; The minibase software.
Responsibility: Raghu Ramakrishnan, Johannes Gehrke.
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Explaining the fundamentals of database systems, this work includes applications and examples of database systems, including SQL and Oracle examples. It contains overview chapters at the beginning  Read more...

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