An Introduction to Database SystemsBook - 1981-1983
/* JT744, 0-201-74154-7, Date, Introduction to Database Systems 7e with E-Book, CH03 ATEGORY = Database Systems = An Introduction to Database Systems, Seventh Edition, with E-Book = C. J. Date*/ Each copy of Chris Date's introduction to database theory is now accompanied by a CD-ROM containing an electronic version of the book, allowing readers to highlight text, make margin notes and more. Introduction to Database Systems provides a solid grounding in the foundations of database technology and shedding some light on how the field is likely to develop in the future. Its coverage reflects the latest developments and advances in the field of database systems. Emphasizing insight and understanding rather than formalism, Chris Date has divided the book into six parts: Basic Concepts, The Relational Model, Database Design, Transaction Management, Further Topics, and Object and Object/Relational Databases. Throughout the book, there are numerous worked examples and exercises for the reader with answers as well as an extensive set of annotated references. This book is appropriate for programmers looking for a thorough introduction to or reference of database theory, especially with regard to relational databases.
Publisher: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., 1981-c1983
Edition: 3d ed
Characteristics: v. ; ill. : 25 cm