The revised edition of this text features expanded coverage of entity-relationship models and new chapters on object-orientated models, "query by example" and LAN and client/server architecture. It also has an expanded pedagogy and includes up-to-date releases of applications software.
The new edition of this popular text offers balanced, current coverage of the new tools and technologies that are shaping modern database management. In a detailed chapter on client/server and distributed databases, the authors address the trends toward downsizing, redefining the role of mainframes, the increased emphasis on LANs, and end-user computing. Throughout, the authors employ case studies to illustrate the role of database analysis and design concepts in the total systems development process. 0805360476B04062001
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Part 1 The context of database development: the database environment; a database application; the database development process. Part 2 Data modelling and database design: entity-relationship modelling; object-oriented modelling; logical database design; physical database design. Part 3 Relational database implementation: SQL - a standard for data processing; implementing a dBASE IV database; query by example - implementing a Paradox database; implementing DB2 and SQL/DS database. Part 4 Data administration and evolving technologies: data administration; LAN, client/server and distributed databases. Part 5 Legacy database ststems: IMS; CODASYL. Appendix: Codd's 12 rules for a truly relational system.
MODERN DATABASE MANAGEMENT by Fred R. McFadden
Fred R. McFadden
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