The World Of Database Systems

Outline of Database-System Studies

Ideas related to database systems can be divided into three broad categories: 1. Design of databases. How does one develop a useful database? What kinds of information go into the database? How is the information structured? What

Database Design

“The Entity-Relationship Data Model” begins with a high-level notation for expressing database designs, called the entity-relationship model. We introduce in “The Relational Data Model” the relational model, which is the model used by the most widely adopted DBMS's,

Database Programming

The following categories cover database programming. a) Relational Algebra b) The Database Language SQL c) Constraints and Triggers d) System Aspects of SQL e) Object-Orientation in Query Languages f) Logical Query Languages We start in category “Relational Algebra” with an abstract treatment of queries in the

Database System Implementation

The subject of database system implementation can be divided roughly into three parts: 1. Storage management: how secondary storage is used effectively to hold data and allow it to be accessed quickly.

Information Integration Overview

Much of the recent development of database systems has been toward capabilities that allow different data sources, which may be databases and / or information resources that are not managed by a DBMS

Summary of The World of Database Systems

Database Management Systems: A DBMS is characterized by the capability to support efficient access to huge amounts of data, which persists over time. It is also characterized by support for powerful query languages and for durable transactions that can execute

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