Fundamentals of Database Management Systems, 2nd Edition Front Cover

Fundamentals of Database Management Systems, 2nd Edition

  • Length: 395 pages
  • Edition: 2
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2011-12-06
  • ISBN-10: 0470624701
  • ISBN-13: 9780470624708
  • Sales Rank: #484594 (See Top 100 Books)

Gillenson’s new edition of Fundamentals of Database Management Systemsprovides concise coverage of the fundamental topics necessary for a deep understanding of the basics. In this issue, there is more emphasis on a practical approach, with new “your turn” boxes and much more coverage in a separate supplement on how to implement databases with Access.

In every chapter, the author covers concepts first, then show how they’re implemented in continuing case(s.) “Your Turn” boxes appear several times throughout the chapter to apply concepts to projects. And “Concepts in Action” boxes contain examples of concepts used in practice. This pedagogy is easily demonstrable and the text also includes more hands-on exercises and projects and a standard diagramming style for the data modeling diagrams. Furthermore, revised and updated content and organization includes more coverage on database control issues, earlier coverage of SQL, and new coverage on data quality issues.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Data: The New Corporate Resource
Chapter 2: Data Modeling
Chapter 3: The Database Management System Concept
Chapter 4: Relational Data Retrieval: SQL
Chapter 5: The Relational Database Model: Introduction
Chapter 6: The Relational Database Model: Additional Concepts
Chapter 7: Logical Database Design
Chapter 8: Physical Database Design
Chapter 9: Object-Oriented Database Management
Chapter 10: Data Administration, Database Administration, and Data Dictionaries
Chapter 11: Database Control Issues: Security, Backup and Recovery, Concurrency
Chapter 12: Client/Server Database and Distributed Database
Chapter 13: The Data Warehouse
Chapter 14: Databases and the Internet

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