Database Systems: Design, Implementation, & Management

Author: Carlos Coronel,Steven Morris

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337627909

Category: Computers

Page: 50

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Gain a solid foundation in database design and implementation using the practical, easy-to understand approach in DATABASE SYSTEMS: DESIGN, IMPLEMENTATION, AND MANAGEMENT, 13E. This market-leading resource provides in-depth coverage of database design, balancing theory and practice with supporting visuals. Completely revised and reorganized coverage of SQL makes the purchase of supplementary SQL programming books unnecessary. SQL is introduced with more examples and simpler explanations that focus on the points most important for a career in the database field. In additional, coverage of Big Data Analytics and NoSQL, including related Hadoop technologies, is now expanded to include a stronger hands-on approach. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Database Principles

Fundamentals of Design, Implementation, and Management

Author: Stephen Morris,Carlos Coronel,Peter Rob

Publisher: South Western Educational Publishing

ISBN: 9781133311973

Category: Database design

Page: 736

View: 9251

Practical and easy to understand Database Principles: Fundamentals of Design, Implementation, and Management, 10/e, International Edition gives readers a solid foundation in database design and implementation. Filled with visual aids such as diagrams, illustrations, and tables, this market-leading book provides in-depth coverage of database design, demonstrating that the key to successful database implementation is in proper design of databases to fit within a larger strategic view of the data environment. Renowned for its clear, straightforward writing style, the tenth edition has been thoroughly updated to include hot topics such as green computing/sustainability for modern data centers, the role of redundant relationships, and examples of web-database connectivity and code security. In addition, new review questions, problem sets, and cases have been added throughout the book so that readers have multiple opportunities to test their understanding and develop real and useful design skills.
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Network+ Guide to Networks

Author: Jill West,Tamara Dean,Jean Andrews

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305480864

Category: Computers

Page: 912

View: 4423

Readers master the technical skills and industry know-how required to begin an exciting career installing, configuring, and troubleshooting computer networks with the completely updated NETWORK+ GUIDE TO NETWORKS, 7E. Readers prepare for success on CompTIA’s Network+ N10-006 certification exam with fully mapped coverage of all objectives, including protocols, topologies, hardware, network design, and troubleshooting. New interactive features cater to the grazing reader, making essential information easily accessible and helping learners visualize high-level concepts. This edition introduces the latest developing technology with a fresh, logical organization. New OSI layer icons visually link concepts and the OSI model. New and updated On the Job stories, Applying Concepts activities, Hands-On and Case Projects encourage further exploration of chapter concepts. This edition’s emphasis on real-world problem solving provides the tools to succeed in any computing environment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Systems Analysis for Librarians and Information Professionals

Author: Larry N. Osborne,Margaret Nakamura

Publisher: Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781563086939

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 261

View: 2025

Designed for people with little or no exposure to systems analysis, this book outlines the basic steps in the process, such as identifying problems and selecting strategies for implementing systems. Osborne (library and information studies, U. of Hawaii at Manoa) and Nakamura, an automation trainer
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Oracle Database 10g The Complete Reference

Author: Kevin Loney

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071770496

Category: Computers

Page: 1392

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Get a thorough understanding of Oracle Database 10g from the most comprehensive Oracle database reference on the market, published by Oracle Press. From critical architecture concepts to advanced object-oriented concepts, this powerhouse contains nearly 50 chapters designed to enlighten you. Upgrade from earlier versions, use SQL, SQL Plus, and PL/SQL. Get code examples and access popular documentation PDFs--plus a full electronic copy of the book on the included CD-ROM. Go beyond the basics and learn security, text searches, external tables, using Java in Oracle, and a great deal more.
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Enterprise Information Systems Design, Implementation and Management

Organizational Applications

Author: Maria Manuela Cruz-Cunha,Joao Varajao

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1616920203

Category: Computers

Page: 586

View: 1897

"This book investigates the creation and implementation of enterprise information systems, covering a wide array of topics such as flow-shop scheduling, information systems outsourcing, ERP systems utilization, Dietz transaction methodology, and advanced planning systems"--Provided by publisher.
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Relational Database Design Clearly Explained

Author: Jan L. Harrington

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

ISBN: 9781558608207

Category: Computers

Page: 393

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Fully revised and updated, Relational Database Design, Second Edition is the most lucid and effective introduction to relational database design available. Here, you'll find the conceptual and practical information you need to develop a design that ensures data accuracy and user satisfaction while optimizing performance, regardless of your experience level or choice of DBMS. Supporting the book's step-by-step instruction are three case studies illustrating the planning, analysis, and design steps involved in arriving at a sound design. These real-world examples include object-relational design techniques, which are addressed in greater detail in a new chapter devoted entirely to this timely subject. * Concepts you need to master to put the book's practical instruction to work. * Methods for tailoring your design to the environment in which the database will run and the uses to which it will be put. * Design approaches that ensure data accuracy and consistency. * Examples of how design can inhibit or boost database application performance. * Object-relational design techniques, benefits, and examples. * Instructions on how to choose and use a normalization technique. * Guidelines for understanding and applying Codd's rules. * Tools to implement a relational design using SQL. * Techniques for using CASE tools for database design.
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Database Systems

Design, Implementation, and Management

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781337129992

Category:

Page: 791

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Getting Textbooks to Every Child in Sub-Saharan Africa

Strategies for Addressing the High Cost and Low Availability Problem

Author: Birger Fredriksen,Sukhdeep Brar

Publisher: World Bank Publications

ISBN: 1464805415

Category: Education

Page: 124

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Textbooks play a key role in enhancing the quality of learning, especially in the context of low-income Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries characterized by large class-size, poorly motivated and inadequately trained teachers, and short effective school years. There are also high rates of illiteracy among parents and few reading materials at home for the student to bank on. Despite extensive investments by governments, the World Bank and other development partners, the majority of students in primary and secondary schools in SSA still lack the benefit of access to textbooks and the key reason for this shortage is affordability: textbooks are generally much more costly in SSA than in other developing regions. The need to increase access to key learning resources is of particular urgency because most African countries experience low learning outcomes which in part contributes to a high drop-out rate. Only two-thirds of those who enter school reach the final grade and only about half of these master basic numeracy and literacy skills. And although quality improvement depends on many factors inside and outside the school, there is wide agreement that availability of textbooks is both an indispensable and a cost-effective way of improving the quality of the learning process. A recent World Bank study examined the actual costs of textbooks, the scope for cost reduction, the portion of a national budget countries allocate to teaching and learning materials (TLMs) and hurdles in the way of making textbooks available to student. Some interesting findings from the study - - The availability of affordable textbooks to all students could be dramatically improved by devoting an estimated 3 to 4 percent of the primary education budget and 6 to 7 percent of the secondary education budget - The production process †“ methods, copyright, length of print runs, effective procurement practices †“ rather than the production costs should be the target of cost saving strategies - The increased integration of ICTs into education in SSA can provide important opportunities for promoting availability of electronic TLMs but electronic TLMs are not a substitute for printed TLMs including textbooks
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Oracle 11g: PL/SQL Programming

Author: Joan Casteel

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285531574

Category: Computers

Page: 528

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Learn how to most effectively use PL/SQL programming language with one of the most popular and widely-used software programs in large companies today -- Oracle11g. ORACLE 11G: PL/SQL PROGRAMMING & ORACLE CD, 2E uses Oracle 11g to provide an overview of the PL/SQL programming language from a developer's perspective. The author begins with a step-by-step expanded introduction to fundamental PL/SQL concepts before progressing to the writing and testing of PL/SQL code. This edition also covers more advanced topics, such as Dynamic SQL and code tuning, as well as developments in bulk processing, compound triggers, PL/SQL compiler features and hiding source code. Updates reflect the latest Oracle 11g release with the most recent figures and examples using the user-friendly SQL Developer tool. A wealth of real-world examples, a straightforward presentation, and accompanying Oracle CD make this book is an invaluable resource in preparing for the new Oracle Certification exam or mastering the PL/SQL programming language with Oracle. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Designing and Implementing Health Care Provider Payment Systems

How-to Manuals

Author: Jack Langenbrunner,Cheryl Cashin,Sheila O'Dougherty

Publisher: World Bank Publications

ISBN: 0821378244

Category: Medical

Page: 321

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Strategic purchasing of health services involves a continuous search for the best ways to maximize health system performance by deciding which interventions should be purchased, from whom these should be purchased, and how to pay for them. In such an arrangement, the passive cashier is replaced by an intelligent purchaser that can focus scarce resources on existing and emerging priorities rather than continuing entrenched historical spending patterns.Having experimented with different ways of paying providers of health care services, countries increasingly want to know not only what to do when paying providers, but also how to do it, particularly how to design, manage, and implement the transition from current to reformed systems. 'Designing and Implementing Health Care Provider Payment Systems: How-To Manuals' addresses this need.The book has chapters on three of the most effective provider payment systems: primary care per capita (capitation) payment, case-based hospital payment, and hospital global budgets. It also includes a primer on a second policy lever used by purchasers, namely, contracting. This primer can be especially useful with one provider payment method: hospital global budgets. The volume's final chapter provides an outline for designing, launching, and running a health management information system, as well as the necessary infrastructure for strategic purchasing.
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Fundamentals of Machine Learning for Predictive Data Analytics

Algorithms, Worked Examples, and Case Studies

Author: John D. Kelleher,Brian Mac Namee,Aoife D'Arcy

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0262029448

Category: Computers

Page: 624

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A comprehensive introduction to the most important machine learning approaches used in predictive data analytics, covering both theoretical concepts and practical applications.
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Systems Analysis and Design, Loose-Leaf Version

Author: Scott Tilley,Harry J. Rosenblatt

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781337687157

Category: Computers

Page: N.A

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Discover a practical, streamlined, updated approach to information systems development that covers both traditional and emerging technologies and approaches to systems analysis and design. SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN, 11E offers a well-organized, streamlined approach. Chapter objectives are keyed directly to chapter headings, making content easy to comprehend and convenient to study. Numerous real-world examples and screenshots ensure content is current and relevant. In addition, key terms at the end of the chapter now include definitions so you don't have to flip back and forth to a glossary. Exercises throughout this edition emphasize critical thinking and IT skills in a dynamic, business-related environment. This new edition offers everything you need to prepare for success in today's intensely competitive and rapidly changing business world.
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Systems Analysis and Design in a Changing World

Author: John W. Satzinger,Robert B. Jackson,Stephen D. Burd

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305465261

Category: Computers

Page: 512

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Refined and streamlined, SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN IN A CHANGING WORLD, 7E helps students develop the conceptual, technical, and managerial foundations for systems analysis design and implementation as well as project management principles for systems development. Using case driven techniques, the succinct 14-chapter text focuses on content that is key for success in today's market. The authors' highly effective presentation teaches both traditional (structured) and object-oriented (OO) approaches to systems analysis and design. The book highlights use cases, use diagrams, and use case descriptions required for a modeling approach, while demonstrating their application to traditional, web development, object-oriented, and service-oriented architecture approaches. The Seventh Edition's refined sequence of topics makes it easier to read and understand than ever. Regrouped analysis and design chapters provide more flexibility in course organization. Additionally, the text's running cases have been completely updated and now include a stronger focus on connectivity in applications. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Refactoring

Improving the Design of Existing Code

Author: Martin Fowler,Kent Beck,John Brant,William Opdyke,Don Roberts

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

ISBN: 013306526X

Category: Computers

Page: 455

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As the application of object technology--particularly the Java programming language--has become commonplace, a new problem has emerged to confront the software development community. Significant numbers of poorly designed programs have been created by less-experienced developers, resulting in applications that are inefficient and hard to maintain and extend. Increasingly, software system professionals are discovering just how difficult it is to work with these inherited, "non-optimal" applications. For several years, expert-level object programmers have employed a growing collection of techniques to improve the structural integrity and performance of such existing software programs. Referred to as "refactoring," these practices have remained in the domain of experts because no attempt has been made to transcribe the lore into a form that all developers could use. . .until now. In Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code, renowned object technology mentor Martin Fowler breaks new ground, demystifying these master practices and demonstrating how software practitioners can realize the significant benefits of this new process. With proper training a skilled system designer can take a bad design and rework it into well-designed, robust code. In this book, Martin Fowler shows you where opportunities for refactoring typically can be found, and how to go about reworking a bad design into a good one. Each refactoring step is simple--seemingly too simple to be worth doing. Refactoring may involve moving a field from one class to another, or pulling some code out of a method to turn it into its own method, or even pushing some code up or down a hierarchy. While these individual steps may seem elementary, the cumulative effect of such small changes can radically improve the design. Refactoring is a proven way to prevent software decay. In addition to discussing the various techniques of refactoring, the author provides a detailed catalog of more than seventy proven refactorings with helpful pointers that teach you when to apply them; step-by-step instructions for applying each refactoring; and an example illustrating how the refactoring works. The illustrative examples are written in Java, but the ideas are applicable to any object-oriented programming language.
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Ruby on Rails Tutorial

Learn Web Development with Rails

Author: Michael Hartl

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 0134597508

Category: Computers

Page: 816

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Used by sites as varied as Twitter, GitHub, Disney, and Airbnb, Ruby on Rails is one of the most popular frameworks for developing web applications, but it can be challenging to learn and use. Whether you’re new to web development or new only to Rails, Ruby on Rails™ Tutorial, Fourth Edition, is the solution. Best-selling author and leading Rails developer Michael Hartl teaches Rails by guiding you through the development of three example applications of increasing sophistication. The tutorial’s examples focus on the general principles of web development needed for virtually any kind of website. The updates to this edition include full compatibility with Rails 5, a division of the largest chapters into more manageable units, and a huge number of new exercises interspersed in each chapter for maximum reinforcement of the material. This indispensable guide provides integrated tutorials not only for Rails, but also for the essential Ruby, HTML, CSS, and SQL skills you need when developing web applications. Hartl explains how each new technique solves a real-world problem, and then he demonstrates it with bite-sized code that’s simple enough to understand, yet novel enough to be useful. Whatever your previous web development experience, this book will guide you to true Rails mastery. This book will help you Install and set up your Rails development environment, including pre-installed integrated development environment (IDE) in the cloud Go beyond generated code to truly understand how to build Rails applications from scratch Learn testing and test-driven development (TDD) Effectively use the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern Structure applications using the REST architecture Build static pages and transform them into dynamic ones Master the Ruby programming skills all Rails developers need Create high-quality site layouts and data models Implement registration and authentication systems, including validation and secure passwords Update, display, and delete users Upload images in production using a cloud storage service Implement account activation and password reset, including sending email with Rails Add social features and microblogging, including an introduction to Ajax Record version changes with Git and create a secure remote repository at Bitbucket Deploy your applications early and often with Heroku
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Equity and Quality in Education Supporting Disadvantaged Students and Schools

Supporting Disadvantaged Students and Schools

Author: OECD

Publisher: OECD Publishing

ISBN: 9264130853

Category:

Page: 168

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Across OECD countries, almost one in every five students does not reach a basic minimum level of skills. This book presents a series of policy recommendations for education systems to help all children succeed.
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Microstrip and Printed Antennas

New Trends, Techniques and Applications

Author: Debatosh Guha,Yahia M.M. Antar

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119972983

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 504

View: 8776

This book focuses on new techniques, analysis, applications and future trends of microstrip and printed antenna technologies, with particular emphasis to recent advances from the last decade Attention is given to fundamental concepts and techniques, their practical applications and the future scope of developments. Several topics, essayed as individual chapters include reconfigurable antenna, ultra-wideband (UWB) antenna, reflectarrays, antennas for RFID systems and also those for body area networks. Also included are antennas using metamaterials and defected ground structures (DGSs). Essential aspects including advanced design, analysis and optimization techniques based on the recent developments have also been addressed. Key Features: Addresses emerging hot topics of research and applications in microstrip and printed antennas Considers the fundamental concepts, techniques, applications and future scope of such technologies Discusses modern applications such as wireless base station to mobile handset, satellite earth station to airborne communication systems, radio frequency identification (RFID) to body area networks, etc. Contributions from highly regarded experts and pioneers from the US, Europe and Asia This book provides a reference for R&D researchers, professors, practicing engineers, and scientists working in these fields. Graduate students studying/working on related subjects will find this book as a comprehensive literature for understanding the present and future trends in microstrip and printed antennas.
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