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Database Solutions A Step-by-Step Guide to Building Databases

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ISBN-10: 0321173503

ISBN-13: 9780321173508

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Thomas M. Connolly, Carolyn E. Begg

List price: $81.20
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Are you responsible for designing and creating the databases that keep your business running? Or are you studying for a module in database design? If so, Database Solutions is for you! This fully revised and updated edition will make the database design and build process smoother, quicker and more reliable.Recipe for database success- Take one RDMS - any of the major commercial products will do: Oracle, Informix, SQL Server, Access, Paradox- Add one thorough reading of Database Solutions if you are an inexperienced database designer, or one recap of the methodology if you are an old hand- Use the design and implementation frameworks to plan your timetable, use a common data model that fits your requirements and adapt as necessary
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Book details

List price: $81.20
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/12/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 552
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

Background
Introduction
The relational model
SQL and QBE
The database system development lifecycle
Database administration and security
Database analysis and design techniques
Fact-finding
Entity-Relationship modeling
Normalization
Logical database design
Logical database design - Step 1
Logical database design - Step 2
Enhanced ER modeling techniques
Physical database design
Physical database design - Step 3
Physical database design - Step 4
Physical database design - Steps 5 and 6
Physical database design - Step 7
Physical database design - Step 8
Second worked example
PerfectPets - Logical database design
PerfectPets - Physical database design
Current and emerging trends
Current and emerging trends
Appendices
Alternative data modeling notations
Summary of the database design methodology
Advanced logical database design
File organizations and indexes
Common data models
Glossary
References
Index