Modern database management / Jeffrey A. Hoffer, V. Ramesh, Heikki Topi
Boston : Pearson, c2013
11th ed., International ed.
624 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Provide the latest information in database development. Focusing on what leading database practitioners say are the most important aspects to database development, Modern Database Management presents sound pedagogy and includes topics that are critical for the practical success of database professionals. This text also continues to guide students into the future by presenting research that could reveal the “next big thing” in database management. The eleventh edition contains general updates and expanded material in the areas undergoing rapid change due to improved managerial practices, database design tools and methodologies, and database technology. -- From publisher's web site
PART 1 THE CONTEXT OF DATABASE MANAGEMENT : The database environment and development process