Database Management Systems provides comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of the fundamentals of database systems. This text has rapidly become one of the leading texts in the field due to its coherent explanations and practical flavor.
The new edition has been reorganized to allow more flexibility in the way the course is taught. Now, instructors can easily choose whether they would like to teach a course that emphasizes database application development or a course that emphasizes database systems issues.
More applications and examples have been added throughout the book. These include more SQL examples and more Oracle examples. There will also be two new chapters on internet applications. Database Management Systems is accompanied by an extensive website. Among other things, it includes PowerPoints, Solutions, additional Oracle exercises, and minibase software.
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Emphasis on the physical aspects of databases, including a chapter entitled "Physical Database Design and Tuning."
An extensively updated website is new to this edition. It includes:
Manuals for Oracle, MS, and DB2 that explain how to set up servers.
New instructor's guide with chapter summaries and tips.
SQL Exercises allow students to create sample databases and put solutions online.
A chapter on QBE chapter and Case Study are available on-line.
Full solutions-odds for students and a complete set for instructors.
Flexible Organization: The new organization makes it possible to teach an introductory application-oriented course or introductory systems-oriented course. Instructors can easily select a suitable set of overview chapters that allow other chapters in the part to be skipped.
More applications and examples have been added throughout the book to help make the material more relevant to students.
The book has been updated to reflect the SQL:1999 standard.
Pedagogy has been improved with the addition of chapter objectives, review questions, boxes about system-specfic information, and improved layout and figures.
A case study runs throughout the book where appropriate showing students how to apply what the concepts they are learning.
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Book Description Mcgraw-Hill (Tx). Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0071151109 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW4.0025831
Book Description Mcgraw-Hill (Tx), 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110071151109