Fundamentals of Database Systems, 3rd Edition

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Fundamentals of Database Systems, 3rd Edition

Ramez Elmasri, Shamkant Navathe, "Fundamentals of Database Systems, 3rd Edition"
Ad..on W.sley | 1999 | ISBN: 0805317554 | 1009 pages | Djvu | 10 MB

Fundamentals of Database Systems combines clear explanations of theory and design, broad coverage of models and real systems, and excellent examples with up-to-date introductions to modern database technologies. This edition is completely revised and updated, and reflects the latest trends in technological and application development. Professors Elmasri and Navathe focus on the relational model and include coverage of recent object-oriented developments. They also address advanced modeling and system enhancements in the areas of active databases, temporal and spatial databases, and multimedia information systems. This edition also surveys the latest application areas of data warehousing, data mining, web databases, digital libraries, GIS, and genome databases. New to the Third Edition
Reorganized material on data modeling to clearly separate entity relationship modeling, extended entity relationship modeling, and object-oriented modeling
Expanded coverage of the object-oriented and object/relational approach to data management, including ODMG and SQL3
Uses examples from real database systems including OracleTM and Microsoft AccessAE
Includes discussion of decision support applications of data warehousing and data mining, as well as emerging technologies of web databases, multimedia, and mobile databases
Covers advanced modeling in the areas of active, temporal, and spatial databases
Provides coverage of issues of physical database tuning
Discusses current database application areas of GIS, genome, and digital libraries