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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
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
Online version:
Ramakrishnan, Raghu.
Database management systems.
Boston : McGraw-Hill, ©2003
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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