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Database in Depth Relational Theory for Practitioners

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ISBN-10: 0596100124

ISBN-13: 9780596100124

Edition: 2005

Authors: C. J. Date

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This book sheds light on the principles behind the relational model, which is fundamental to all database-backed applications--and, consequently, most of the work that goes on in the computing world today. "Database in Depth: The Relational Model for Practitioners goes beyond the hype and gets to the heart of how relational databases actually work. Ideal for experienced database developers and designers, this concise guide gives you a clear view of the technology--a view that's not influenced by any vendor or product. Featuring an extensive set of exercises, it will help you: understand why and how the relational model is still directly relevant to modern database technology (and will…    
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Book details

List price: $34.99
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/15/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 228
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.132
Language: English

Introduction
Relations versus types
Tuples and relations
Relation variables
Relational algebra
Integrity constraints
Database design theory
What is the relational model?
A little bit of logic