A First Course in Database Systems / Edition 3 available in Hardcover
Written by well-known computer scientists, this accessible and succinct introduction to database systems focuses on database design and use. It provides in-depth coverage of databases from the point of view of the database designer, user, and application programmer. The authors provide an overview of important programming systems (e.g., SQL, JDBC, PSM, CLI, PHP, XQuery, etc.) and the intellectual framework to put them into context. For software engineers, database engineers, and programmers.
Table of Contents
1. The Worlds of Database Systems.
2. Introduction to the Relational Model.
3. Relational Database Schema Design.
4. Higher-Level Models for Relational Design.
PART II: RELATIONAL DATABASE PROGRAMMING.
5. Algebraic and Logical Query Languages.
6. The Database Language SQL.
7. SQL Constraints and Triggers.
8. SQL Indexes and Views.
9. SQL in a Service Environment.
10. Advanced Topics in SQL.
Web Appendix A. More About Datalog.
PART III: MODELING AND PROGRAMMING IN SEMISTRUCTURED-DATA MODELS.
11. Semistructured Data Models.
12. Query Languages for Semistructured Data.