Database Systems

Introduction to Databases and Data Warehouses

Author: Nenad Jukic,Susan Vrbsky,Svetlozar Nestorov

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780132575676

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 373

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An introductory, yet comprehensive, database textbook intended for use in undergraduate and graduate information systems database courses. This text also provides practical content to current and aspiring information systems, business data analysis, and decision support industry professionals. Database Systems: Introduction to Databases and Data Warehouses covers both analytical and operations database as knowledge of both is integral to being successful in today's business environment. It also provides a solid theoretical foundation and hands-on practice using an integrated web-based data-modeling suite.
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Mobile Database Systems

Author: Vijay Kumar

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 047004828X

Category: Computers

Page: 320

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A breakthrough sourcebook to the challenges and solutions for mobile database systems This text enables readers to effectively manage mobile database systems (MDS) and data dissemination via wireless channels. The author explores the mobile communication platform and analyzes its use in the development of a distributed database management system. Workable solutions for key challenges in wireless information management are presented throughout the text. Following an introductory chapter that includes important milestones in the history and development of mobile data processing, the text provides the information, tools, and resources needed for MDS management, including: * Fundamentals of wireless communication * Location and handoff management * Fundamentals of conventional database management systems and why existing approaches are not adequate for mobile databases * Concurrency control mechanism schemes * Data processing and mobility * Management of transactions * Mobile database recovery schemes * Data dissemination via wireless channels Case studies and examples are used liberally to aid in the understanding and visualization of complex concepts. Various exercises enable readers to test their grasp of each topic before advancing in the text. Each chapter also concludes with a summary of key concepts as well as references for further study. Professionals in the mobile computing industry, particularly e-commerce, will find this text indispensable. With its extensive use of case studies, examples, and exercises, it is also highly recommended as a graduate-level textbook.
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Database Systems

Concepts, Design and Applications

Author: S. K. Singh

Publisher: Pearson Education India

ISBN: 9788177585674

Category: Computers

Page: 867

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Concise Guide to Databases

A Practical Introduction

Author: Peter Lake,Paul Crowther

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1447156013

Category: Computers

Page: 307

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This easy-to-read textbook/reference presents a comprehensive introduction to databases, opening with a concise history of databases and of data as an organisational asset. As relational database management systems are no longer the only database solution, the book takes a wider view of database technology, encompassing big data, NoSQL, object and object-relational and in-memory databases. The text also examines the issues of scalability, availability, performance and security encountered when building and running a database in the real world. Topics and features: presents review and discussion questions at the end of each chapter, in addition to skill-building, hands-on exercises; introduces the fundamental concepts and technologies in database systems, placing these in an historic context; describes the challenges faced by database professionals; reviews the use of a variety of database types in business environments; discusses areas for further research within this fast-moving domain.
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Database Systems

A Practical Approach to Design, Implementation, and Management

Author: Thomas M. Connolly,Carolyn E. Begg

Publisher: Addison Wesley Longman

ISBN: 9780201708578

Category: Computers

Page: 1236

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This text includes material on distributed databases, object-oriented databases, data mining, data warehouses, multimedia databases and the Internet and provides a strong foundation in good design practice.
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Database Systems

A Pragmatic Approach

Author: Elvis C. Foster,Shripad Godbole

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 148421191X

Category: Computers

Page: 604

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Learn the concepts, principles, design, implementation, and management issues of databases. You will adopt a methodical and pragmatic approach to solving database systems problems. Database Systems: A Pragmatic Approach provides a comprehensive, yet concise introduction to database systems, with special emphasis on the relational database model. This book discusses the database as an essential component of a software system, as well as a valuable, mission-critical corporate resource. New in this second edition is updated SQL content covering the latest release of the Oracle Database Management System along with a reorganized sequence of the topics which is more useful for learning. Also included are revised and additional illustrations, as well as a new chapter on using relational databases to anchor large, complex management support systems. There is also added reference content in the appendixes. This book is based on lecture notes that have been tested and proven over several years, with outstanding results. It combines a balance of theory with practice, to give you your best chance at success. Each chapter is organized systematically into brief sections, with itemization of the important points to be remembered. Additionally, the book includes a number of author Elvis Foster's original methodologies that add clarity and creativity to the database modeling and design experience. What You'll Learn Understand the relational model and the advantages it brings to software systems Design database schemas with integrity rules that ensure correctness of corporate data Query data using SQL in order to generate reports, charts, graphs, and other business results Understand what it means to be a database administrator, and why the profession is highly paid Build and manage web-accessible databases in support of applications delivered via a browser Become familiar with the common database brands, their similarities and differences Explore special topics such as tree-based data, hashing for fast access, distributed and object databases, and more Who This Book Is For Students who are studying database technology, who aspire to a career as a database administrator or designer, and practicing database administrators and developers desiring to strengthen their knowledge of database theory
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Building a Data Warehouse

With Examples in SQL Server

Author: Vincent Rainardi

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430205288

Category: Computers

Page: 523

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Here is the ideal field guide for data warehousing implementation. This book first teaches you how to build a data warehouse, including defining the architecture, understanding the methodology, gathering the requirements, designing the data models, and creating the databases. Coverage then explains how to populate the data warehouse and explores how to present data to users using reports and multidimensional databases and how to use the data in the data warehouse for business intelligence, customer relationship management, and other purposes. It also details testing and how to administer data warehouse operation.
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Readings in Database Systems

Author: Joseph M. Hellerstein,Michael Stonebraker

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 9780262693141

Category: Computers

Page: 865

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The latest edition of a popular text and reference on database research, with substantial new material and revision; covers classical literature and recent hot topics. Lessons from database research have been applied in academic fields ranging from bioinformatics to next-generation Internet architecture and in industrial uses including Web-based e-commerce and search engines. The core ideas in the field have become increasingly influential. This text provides both students and professionals with a grounding in database research and a technical context for understanding recent innovations in the field. The readings included treat the most important issues in the database area--the basic material for any DBMS professional. This fourth edition has been substantially updated and revised, with 21 of the 48 papers new to the edition, four of them published for the first time. Many of the sections have been newly organized, and each section includes a new or substantially revised introduction that discusses the context, motivation, and controversies in a particular area, placing it in the broader perspective of database research. Two introductory articles, never before published, provide an organized, current introduction to basic knowledge of the field; one discusses the history of data models and query languages and the other offers an architectural overview of a database system. The remaining articles range from the classical literature on database research to treatments of current hot topics, including a paper on search engine architecture and a paper on application servers, both written expressly for this edition. The result is a collection of papers that are seminal and also accessible to a reader who has a basic familiarity with database systems.
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