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Database Systems: Design, Implementation, & Management 12th Edition

Carlos Coronel | Steven Morris

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Give students a solid foundation in database design and implementation with the practical and easy-to-understand approach in DATABASE SYSTEMS: DESIGN, IMPLEMENTATION, AND MANAGEMENT, 12th Edition. Filled with visuals, this market-leading resource provides in-depth coverage of database design, balancing theory and practice. Students learn the key to successful database implementation is the proper design of databases to fit within a larger strategic view of the data environment. New content covers the latest on cloud data services and Big Data Analytics and NoSQL, including related Hadoop technologies. Review questions, problems, and cases allow students to test their understanding and develop skills that make them attractive to employers.

Carlos Coronel, Middle Tennessee State University

Carlos Coronel is currently the Lab Director for the College of Business Computer Labs at Middle Tennessee State University. He has more than 29 years of experience in various fields as a Database Administrator, Network Administrator, Web Manager, and Technology Specialist. He has taught courses in Web development, database design and development, and data communications at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Steven Morris, Middle Tennessee State University

Steven Morris completed his Bachelor of Science and Ph.D. from Auburn University. He has taught courses in Database Design and Development, Database Programming with Advanced SQL and PL/SQL, Systems Analysis and Design, and Database Management at the graduate and undergraduate levels at Middle Tennessee State University. He has many years of experience consulting on a database projects across a broad range of industries. Dr. Morris has published numerous professional articles and has served on the review boards of several journals.

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  • STUDENTS WORK WITH MULTIPLE DATABASES IN VARIOUS FORMATS. This edition introduces and provides opportunities for readers to gain experience in implementation using all of today’s most commonly used database systems, including Microsoft® Access, Microsoft® SQL Server, MySQL™, and Oracle® databases.
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Database Systems: Design, Implementation, & Management


1. Database Systems.
2. Data Models.
3. The Relational Database Model.
4. Entity Relationship (ER) Modeling.
5. Advanced Data Modeling.
6. Normalization of Database Tables.
7. Introduction to Structured Query Language (SQL).
8. Advanced SQL.
9. Database Design.
10. Transaction Management and Concurrency Control.
11. Database Performance Tuning and Query Optimization.
12. Distributed Database Management Systems.
13. Business Intelligence and Data Warehouses.
14. Big Data Analytics and NoSQL
15. Database Connectivity and Web Technologies.
16. Database Administration and Security.
Appendix A: Designing Databases with Visio Professional: A Tutorial.
Appendix B: The University Lab: Conceptual Design.
Appendix C: The University Lab: Conceptual Design Verification, Logical Design, and Implementation.
Appendix D: Converting the ER Model into a Database Structure.
Appendix E: Comparison of ER Model Notations.
Appendix F: Client/Server Systems.
Appendix G: Object-Oriented Databases.
Appendix H: Unified Modeling Language (UML).
Appendix I: Databases in Electronic Commerce.
Appendix J: Web Database Development with ColdFusion.
Appendix K: The Hierarchical Database Model.
Appendix L: The Network Database Model.
Appendix M: Microsoft Access Tutorial.
Appendix N: Creating a New Database Using Oracle 12c.
Appendix O: Data Warehouse Implementation Factors

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