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Author Whittington, R. P.

Title Database systems engineering / R.P. Whittington.

Published Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1988.

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 UniM ERC  005.74 WHIT    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 430 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Series Oxford applied mathematics and computing science series.
Oxford applied mathematics and computing science series.
Notes Includes index.
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 407-414.
Contents Part I Database system concepts -- 1 Information systems and databases 1 -- 2 A history of database technology 17 -- 3 Database management systems 37 -- 4 Relational model of databases 65 -- 5 SQL: a relational database language 121 -- 6 Navigational model of databases 153 -- 7 DBMS implementation 185 -- Part II Database system development -- 8 Database system development 223 -- 9 Conceptual analysis 243 -- 10 Logical design 285 -- 11 Structural design 311 -- 12 Physical design 361 -- 13 Implementation 389 -- 14 Summary and predictions 397 -- Answers to selected exercises 401.
Summary This textbook is an introduction to the principles and practice of database systems development and management. Its aim is to provide a coherent presentation of database concepts within the broad framework of information systems engineering.
Subject Database management.
System design.
ISBN 0198596669 (hard) $67.50 (U.S.)
0198596723 (paperback) $22.50 (U.S.)