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Database system concepts / Henry F. Korth.

By: Korth, Henry F.
Contributor(s): Silberschatz, Abraham.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: [S.l.] : McGraw-Hill Companies, 1991Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 716 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0070447543; 9780070447547.Subject(s): Databases & data structures | Electronics & communications engineering | Database Engineering | Computers - Data Base Management | Computer Books: Database | Computers / Database Management / General | Database Management - General | Database management | Computing: Professional & ProgrammingDDC classification: 005.74 Online resources: Amazon.com | Amazon customer reviews Summary: This is a major revision of the bestselling Database Systems text for undergraduate courses offered in departments of Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering.Special features include: a focus on network and hierarchical models giving increased emphasis to the relational model; an intuitive, rather than formal approach giving students a headstart on intuitive thinking; many examples, problems, and cases from the real world of computers. New to this edition are: expanded coverage of SQL and QBE; a new chapter on Integrity Constraints; improved relational algebra and relational calculus notation that simplifies the discussion of such difficult concepts as safety of queries; coverage of new directions in a completely revised Chapter 14, namely object-oriented databases, datalog, and long duration transactions.
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This is a major revision of the bestselling Database Systems text for undergraduate courses offered in departments of Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering.Special features include: a focus on network and hierarchical models giving increased emphasis to the relational model; an intuitive, rather than formal approach giving students a headstart on intuitive thinking; many examples, problems, and cases from the real world of computers. New to this edition are: expanded coverage of SQL and QBE; a new chapter on Integrity Constraints; improved relational algebra and relational calculus notation that simplifies the discussion of such difficult concepts as safety of queries; coverage of new directions in a completely revised Chapter 14, namely object-oriented databases, datalog, and long duration transactions.

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