Concepts of Database Management by Philip J. Pratt

By Philip J. Pratt

Providing concise, state-of-the-art assurance, thoughts OF DATABASE administration, 8e makes use of real-world circumstances, examples, and illustrations to provide scholars an intensive realizing of such severe matters as database layout, facts integrity, concurrent updates, information defense, and extra. thoroughly up-to-date to Microsoft entry 2013 criteria, the textual content offers SQL in a database-neutral setting and covers all significant subject matters, together with E-R diagrams, normalization, and database layout. It presents precise insurance of the relational version (including QBE and SQL), normalization and perspectives, database management and administration, and extra. complex subject matters coated contain disbursed databases, information warehouses, kept methods, triggers, info macros, and net Apps. perfect for an introductory database path in a knowledge structures, enterprise, or CIS software, strategies OF DATABASE administration, 8e can be utilized in various disciplines through teachers who wish database insurance with out utilizing a exchange booklet or a wide educational publication.

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INTRODUCTION TO THE COLONIAL ADVENTURE TOURS DATABASE CASE Colonial Adventure Tours is a small business that organizes day-long, guided trips of New England. To support the company’s growing business, management uses a database to ensure that the company’s data is current, accurate, and easily accessible. In running the guided tours, management gathers and organizes information about guides, trips, customers, and reservations. Figure 1-15 shows sample guide data. Each guide is identified by a unique fourcharacter code that consists of two uppercase letters and two digits.

This situation is particularly true when the database is being updated by many users at the same time. The database must first be restored to the condition it was in when it was last known to be correct; any updates made by users since that time must be redone. The greater the number of users involved in updating the database, the more complicated this task becomes. INTRODUCTION TO THE COLONIAL ADVENTURE TOURS DATABASE CASE Colonial Adventure Tours is a small business that organizes day-long, guided trips of New England.

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