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A First Course in Database Systems, Pearson New International Edition eBook, 3rd Edition

Jeffrey D. Ullman
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A First Course in Database Systems, Pearson New International Edition eBook, 3rd Edition

By Jeffrey D. Ullman, Jennifer Widom
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Jeffrey D. Ullman
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Edition
3rd
ISBN
9781292038247
Published Date
22/07/2013

For Database Systems and Database Design and Application courses offered at the junior, senior, and graduate levels in Computer Science departments.

Written by well-known computer scientists, this accessible and succinct introduction to database systems focuses on database design and use. The authors provide in-depth coverage of databases from the point of view of the database designer, user, and application programmer, leaving implementation for later courses. It is the first database systems text to cover such topics as UML, algorithms for manipulating dependencies in relations, extended relational algebra, PHP, 3-tier architectures, data cubes, XML, XPATH, XQuery, XSLT.

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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.
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.