Summary: Designed for students learning databases for the first time, Database Systems: An Application Oriented Approach, Brief Version, Second Edition presents the principles underlying the design and implementation of databases and database applications. This version of the book is ideal for a one-semester course in databases and contains additional material that allows the instructor to enrich the course in various directions depending upon their preference.
The ...show morebook consists of 10 core chapters plus additional chapters on database tuning, transaction processing, querey processing, object-oriented databases and XML databases. Chapters on using SQL in an application and software engineering recognize the growing importance of application development in building database systems.
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