• Free Shipping on all orders in Australia
  • Over 7 million books in stock
  • Proud to be B-Corp
  • We aim to be carbon neutral by 2022
  • Over 120,000 Trustpilot reviews
Item 1 of 0
Principles of Database Systems with Internet and Java Applications By Greg Riccardi

Principles of Database Systems with Internet and Java Applications by Greg Riccardi

Condition - Very Good
5 in stock


Provides a modern treatment of introductory database topics that is suitable for use in undergraduate database courses. This book enlists Java and Internet to add an applications perspective to DBMS theory. It covers the basic material of information management, database systems, Java programming, and interaction with databases on World Wide Web.

Principles of Database Systems with Internet and Java Applications Summary

Principles of Database Systems with Internet and Java Applications by Greg Riccardi

This book provides a concise and modern treatment of introductory database topics that enlists Java and the Internet to present core Database Management (DBMS) theory from an applications perspective. It incorporates programming and database applications when presenting the core theory behind DBMS and their applications.

Information management is the central theme of Principles of Database Systems with Internet and Java Applications. The book motivates the development of data models and the representation of information in relational database systems. Students learn how to define database content with Entity-Relationship models, and how to represent that content in relational systems. They become thoroughly familiar with the SQL language, and learn exactly what is required to build quality information-rich applications. Students also learn how the World Wide Web and Java can work together to publish and collect information in the widest possible context.

This book covers the basic material of information management in detail. Topics covered include analyzing information requirements, conceptual data modeling, translation of conceptual models to relational needs, normalization of relational schemas, SQL, and database application programming. Additional topics include object-oriented modeling and object databases, database performance and optimization, constraints and triggers, transactions, and file structures.

The interaction between applications and databases is discussed and illustrated in the context of Web sites. The JDBC classes of Java provide a database- and platform-independent method of creating database applications, and all of these classes are thoroughly discussed with abundant examples. After learning the fundamentals of HTML and CGI programming, students create their own Web sites using Java programs to service CGI requests and generate HTML responses. Further topics include the use of Java servlets to replace CGI programs and the use of Java I/O classes for the development of file structures.

The Java language provides the foundation for all programming examples because of its portable approach to database access through the JDBC classes. Students do not need extensive experience with Java before using this book, only knowledge of an object-oriented language.

About Greg Riccardi

Greg Riccardi is a professor of computer science at Florida State University and an associate of the Supercomputer Computations Research Institute. Professor Riccardiis research interests include scientific databases, object-oriented databases, and parallel computation. He is also affiliated with the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility where he works on the acquisition, management, and analysis of data for experimental physics. He received a University Teaching Award in 1997 from Florida State University.


Table of Contents

(Most chapters contain "Chapter Summary," "Key Terms," "Exercises," and "Further Readings.")

1. Information Management and Database Systems.

The Importance of Databases to the Economy.

How Databases Represent Information.

People in Database Systems.

Management of Information.

Databases and the World Wide Web.

Database Concepts and Architecture.

Phases of an Information System Life Cycle`.

History of Database Systems.


2. Representing Information with Data Models.

Discovering and Specifying Requirements.

Organizing Information.

Entity-Relationship Modeling.

Entity-Relationship Diagrams.

An ER Model for BigHit Video.

3. Advanced Data Models.

Enhanced ER Modeling.

Object-Oriented Data Modeling.

An OO Model for BigHit.

4. The Relational Data Model.

Introduction to the Relational Model.

Relation Schemas.

Translation From ER Model to Relation Schemas.

Building Databases in Microsoft Access.

5. Improving the Quality of Database Designs.

Functional Dependencies Between Attributes.

Normal Forms.

Normalization Examples.

Referential Integrity and Other Constraints.


6. Techniques for Manipulating Relational Data.

Manipulating Information with the Relational Algebra.

Describing Queries with Relational Calculus.

Defining Queries with QBE and Microsoft Access.

7. SQL, the Standard Query Language.

Using SQL Select Statements for Queries.

Modifying Database Content with SQL.

Creating and Manipulating Schemas with SQL.


8. Applications Programming for Relational Databases.

Overview of Database Applications Programming.

JDBC Packages and Database Connections.

Connecting to Databases with JDBC.

Connecting to Databases with Class DBConnect.

Executing Select Statements.

A simple Java SQL Application.

Executing Insert and Update Statements.

Executing Other Statements.

A Sample BigHit Video Application in Java.

User Interfaces in Microsoft Access.

9. Supporting Database Interaction on the World Wide Web.

Introduction to HTML.

Active Urls and Forms in HTML.

Using Java to Generate HTML.

CGI Programming with Java.

Java Servlets.

Servlet Applications for BigHit Video.

10. Enhancing Object-Oriented Applications with JDBC.

Transactions in JDBC.

Prepared Statements and Callable Statements.

Advanced Features of JDBC.

Result Sets in JDBC.

Integrating Result Sets and HTML Forms.


11. Managing Information in Files.

Hardware Characteristics of File Systems.

Manipulating Streams and Files in Java.

Methods for Representing Values in Streams.

Reading and Writing Binary Values with Data Streams.

Representing Relational Tables as Files.

Files of Records.

Direct Access to Records by Address.

Updating and Deleting Records.

12. Techniques for Improving Access to Information by Value.

Using Indexes to Access Records by Content.

Secondary Indexes.

Multi-Level Indexes and B+ Trees.

Representing Indexes with Hash Tables.

Specifying Physical Database Characteristics.


13. Query Processing and Query Optimization.

Processing Selection Queries.

Processing Projection Queries and Eliminating Duplicates.

Processing Join Queries.

Query Plans and Query Optimization for Complex Relational Expressions.

Query Optimization and Database Analysis in Oracle8.

14. Transaction Processing.

Basic Transaction Management.

Concurrent Transaction Processing.

Recoverable Transaction Schedules.

Serializable Transaction Schedules.

15. Reliability and Security in Database Servers.

Backup and Recovery From Failures.

Security in Relational Database Systems.

Stored Procedures and Functions.

Distributed Databases.


16. Developing Object-Oriented Distributed Applications.

Creating Distributed Applications.

Enterprise JavaBeans.

Transactions in Java.

17. Representing Information with Object-Oriented Data Models.

Representing Information and Operations in the Java Data Model.

Implementing Conceptual Model Inheritance in Java.

Making Objects Persistent.

Translation From ER Model to the Java Object Model.

Using Java for BigHit Video Case Study.

Object Databases.

Object-Relational Databases.

Appendix: A Brief Introduction to Java.

Similarities and Differences between Java and C++.

Compilation and Execution.

Packages and Names.

Class and Virtual Method Hierarchies.

Exceptions and Exception Handling.

Application Programming Interfaces (API).


Additional information

Principles of Database Systems with Internet and Java Applications by Greg Riccardi
Used - Very Good
Pearson Education (US)
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

Customer Reviews - Principles of Database Systems with Internet and Java Applications