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First Course in Database Systems, A, 3rd edition

  • Jeffrey D. Ullman
  • Jennifer Widom
First Course in Database Systems, A

ISBN-13:  9780136006374

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Overview

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.

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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Published by Pearson (September 26th 2007) - Copyright © 2008