Book Title: Database Design – 2nd Edition

Author: Adrienne Watt

Book Description: Database Design - 2nd Edition covers database systems and database design concepts. New to this edition are SQL info, additional examples, key terms and review exercises at the end of each chapter.

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Book Description

This second edition of Database Design book covers the concepts used in database systems and the database design process. Topics include:

  1. The history of databases
  2. Characteristics and benefits of databases
  3. Data models
  4. Data modelling
  5. Classification of database management systems
  6. Integrity rules and constraints
  7. Functional dependencies
  8. Normalization
  9. Database development process

Author

Adrienne Watt

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Database Design - 2nd Edition by Adrienne Watt and Nelson Eng is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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Database design & theory

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Title
Database Design – 2nd Edition
Author
Adrienne Watt
Contributor
Nelson Eng
License

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Database Design - 2nd Edition by Adrienne Watt and Nelson Eng is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

© 2014 Adrienne Watt and Nelson Eng

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Database Design – 2nd Edition by Adrienne Warr and Nelson Eng is used under a CC BY 4.0 International Licence.

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Watt, A. and N. Eng. (2014). Database Design – 2nd Edition. Victoria, B.C.: BCcampus. Retrieved from https://opentextbc.ca/dbdesign01/.

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New to this edition are more examples, highlighted and defined key terms (both throughout and at the end of each chapter), and end-of-chapter review exercises. Two new chapters have been added on SQL, along with appendices that include a data model example, sample ERD exercises, and SQL lab with solutions.

Primary Subject
Database design & theory
Publisher
BCcampus
Publication Date
October 24, 2014