A Step by Step Approach to Relational Database Design and Development
Author: Fidel A. Captain
Publisher: Fidel A Captain
Six-Step Relational Database DesignTM bridges the gaps between database theory, database modeling, and database implementation by outlining a simple but reliable six-step process for accurately modeling user data on a Crow's Foot Relational Model Diagram, and then demonstrating how to implement this model on any relational database management system. The second edition contains a new chapter on implementation that goes through the steps necessary to implement each of the case studies on a relational database management system, clearly relating the design to implementation and database theory. In addition, questions are also included at the end of each of the six steps and one of the previous case studies has been replaced, making the case study selection more diverse. Six-Step Relational Database DesignTM uses three case studies and starts with a statement of the problem by the client and then goes through the six steps necessary to create a reliable and accurate data model of the client's business requirements. This model can then be used to implement the database on any relational database management system. Six-Step Relational Database DesignTM should be used as a handbook for students and professionals in the software-development field. The technique described in this book can be used by students for quickly developing relational databases for their applications, and by professionals for developing sturdy, reliable, and accurate relational database models for their software applications.
A Step-by-step Guide to Building Databases
Author: Thomas M. Connolly,Carolyn E. Begg
Publisher: Pearson Education
Provides detailed instruction on using UML for data modeling with ready-to-use data models and databases and examples for building your own database in Oracle and Access.
Author: Conrad Bessant,Darren Oakley,Ian Shadforth
Publisher: Oxford University Press
This book introduces the reader to all the key concepts and technologies needed to begin developing their own bioinformatics tools. The new edition includes more bioinformatics-specific content and a new chapter on good software engineering practices to help people working in teams.
Author: Terry Halpin,Tony Morgan
Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann
Information Modeling and Relational Databases, Second Edition, provides an introduction to ORM (Object-Role Modeling)and much more. In fact, it is the only book to go beyond introductory coverage and provide all of the in-depth instruction you need to transform knowledge from domain experts into a sound database design. This book is intended for anyone with a stake in the accuracy and efficacy of databases: systems analysts, information modelers, database designers and administrators, and programmers. Terry Halpin, a pioneer in the development of ORM, blends conceptual information with practical instruction that will let you begin using ORM effectively as soon as possible. Supported by examples, exercises, and useful background information, his step-by-step approach teaches you to develop a natural-language-based ORM model, and then, where needed, abstract ER and UML models from it. This book will quickly make you proficient in the modeling technique that is proving vital to the development of accurate and efficient databases that best meet real business objectives. Presents the most indepth coverage of Object-Role Modeling available anywhere, including a thorough update of the book for ORM2, as well as UML2 and E-R (Entity-Relationship) modeling. Includes clear coverage of relational database concepts, and the latest developments in SQL and XML, including a new chapter on the impact of XML on information modeling, exchange and transformation. New and improved case studies and exercises are provided for many topics.
Author: Dr. Richard Earp,Dr. Sikha Bagui
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Structured Query Language has become the standard for generating, manipulating, and retrieving database information. The dramatic increase in the popularity of relational databases, coupled with Oracle’s having the largest market share, has created a demand for programmers who can write SQL code correctly and efficiently. This book provides a systematic approach to learning SQL in Oracle. Each chapter is written in a step-by-step manner and includes examples that can be run using Oracle. Using the sample tables and data provided, readers will be able to perform the examples to gain hands-on experience with Oracle programming. Gain an understanding of basic SQL principles. Learn to generate, store, and edit SQL queries in Oracle. Develop joins, subqueries, and correlated subqueries. Work with XML and Oracle databases. Test your SQL knowledge with the exercises at the end of each chapter!
From Conceptual Analysis to Logical Design
Author: T. A. Halpin
Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann
Information Modeling and Relational Databases provides an introduction to ORM (Object Role Modeling)-and much more. In fact, it's the only book to go beyond introductory coverage and provide all of the in-depth instruction you need to transform knowledge from domain experts into a sound database design. Inside, ORM authority Terry Halpin blends conceptual information with practical instruction that will let you begin using ORM effectively as soon as possible. Supported by examples, exercises, and useful background information, his step-by-step approach teaches you to develop a natural-language-based ORM model and then, where needed, abstract ER and UML models from it. This book will quickly make you proficient in the modeling technique that is proving vital to the development of accurate and efficient databases that best meet real business objectives. * The most in-depth coverage of Object Role Modeling available anywhere-written by a pioneer in the development of ORM. * Provides additional coverage of Entity Relationship (ER) modeling and the Unified Modeling Language-all from an ORM perspective. * Intended for anyone with a stake in the accuracy and efficacy of databases: systems analysts, information modelers, database designers and administrators, instructors, managers, and programmers. * Explains and illustrates required concepts from mathematics and set theory. * Via a companion Web site, provides answers to exercises, appendices covering the history of computer generations, subtype matrices, and advanced SQL queries, and links to downloadable ORM tools.
A Visual Approach
Author: Raymond Frost,John Day,Craig Van Slyke
Publisher: Prentice Hall
For students in the introductory course in database who want to learn how to design rather than just manipulate relational databases.The book that balances database theory, business problem solving, and hands-on-practice. This book prepares student for the workplace without sacrificing rigorous academic theory.
Category: Database management
Author: Ramez Elmasri,Sham Navathe
Publisher: Pearson Deutschland GmbH
Author: Alan Beaulieu
Publisher: O'Reilly Germany
SQL kann Spaß machen! Es ist ein erhebendes Gefühl, eine verworrene Datenmanipulation oder einen komplizierten Report mit einer einzigen Anweisung zu bewältigen und so einen Haufen Arbeit vom Tisch zu bekommen. Einführung in SQL bietet einen frischen Blick auf die Sprache, deren Grundlagen jeder Entwickler beherrschen muss. Die aktualisierte 2. Auflage deckt die Versionen MySQL 6.0, Oracle 11g und Microsoft SQL Server 2008 ab. Außerdem enthält sie neue Kapitel zu Views und Metadaten. SQL-Basics - in null Komma nichts durchstarten: Mit diesem leicht verständlichen Tutorial können Sie SQL systematisch und gründlich lernen, ohne sich zu langweilen. Es führt Sie rasch durch die Basics der Sprache und vermittelt darüber hinaus eine Reihe von häufig genutzten fortgeschrittenen Features. Mehr aus SQL-Befehlen herausholen: Alan Beaulieu will mehr vermitteln als die simple Anwendung von SQL-Befehlen: Er legt Wert auf ein tiefes Verständnis der SQL-Features und behandelt daher auch den Umgang mit Mengen, Abfragen innerhalb von Abfragen oder die überaus nützlichen eingebauten Funktionen von SQL. Die MySQL-Beispieldatenbank: Es gibt zwar viele Datenbankprodukte auf dem Markt, aber welches wäre zum Erlernen von SQL besser geeignet als MySQL, das weit verbreitete relationale Datenbanksystem? Der Autor hilft Ihnen, eine MySQL-Datenbank anzulegen, und nutzt diese für die Beispiele in diesem Buch. Übungen mit Lösungen: Zu jedem Thema finden Sie im Buch gut durchdachte Übungen mit Lösungen. So ist sichergestellt, dass Sie schnell Erfolgserlebnisse haben und das Gelernte auch praktisch umsetzen können.
Author: John V. Petersen
Publisher: Que Publishing
Absolute Beginner's Guide to Databases brings the elements of a database together using easy to understand language, perfect for the true beginner. It not only gives specific hands on practice, but also provides an overview of designing, maintaining and using a database. This book covers what databases are used for, why databases are important, why the design of the database is important, database normalization, keys to solid database design, differences in types of databases, and indexes--what they are, how we use them, and why they are important.
Author: Roger Jennings
Publisher: Que Publishing
Explains how to use the database management program to create custom applications, share data between users, and integrate data with other Microsoft Office applications.
A Hands-On Guide to Data Manipulation in SQL
Author: John L. Viescas,Michael J. Hernandez
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
The #1 Easy, Common-Sense Guide to SQL Queries—Updated for Today’s Databases, Standards, and Challenges SQL Queries for Mere Mortals ® has earned worldwide praise as the clearest, simplest tutorial on writing effective SQL queries. The authors have updated this hands-on classic to reflect new SQL standards and database applications and teach valuable new techniques. Step by step, John L. Viescas and Michael J. Hernandez guide you through creating reliable queries for virtually any modern SQL-based database. They demystify all aspects of SQL query writing, from simple data selection and filtering to joining multiple tables and modifying sets of data. Three brand-new chapters teach you how to solve a wide range of challenging SQL problems. You’ll learn how to write queries that apply multiple complex conditions on one table, perform sophisticated logical evaluations, and think “outside the box” using unlinked tables. Coverage includes -- Getting started: understanding what relational databases are, and ensuring that your database structures are sound -- SQL basics: using SELECT statements, creating expressions, sorting information with ORDER BY, and filtering data using WHERE -- Summarizing and grouping data with GROUP BY and HAVING clauses -- Drawing data from multiple tables: using INNER JOIN, OUTER JOIN, and UNION operators, and working with subqueries -- Modifying data sets with UPDATE, INSERT, and DELETE statements Advanced queries: complex NOT and AND, conditions, if-then-else using CASE, unlinked tables, driver tables, and more Practice all you want with downloadable sample databases for today’s versions of Microsoft Office Access, Microsoft SQL Server, and the open source MySQL database. Whether you’re a DBA, developer, user, or student, there’s no better way to master SQL. informit.com/aw forMereMortals.com
Author: Pablo Steinberg
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Explores the benefits and limitations of the latesthigh-throughput screening methods With its expert coverage of high-throughput in vitroscreening methods for toxicity testing, this book makes it possiblefor researchers to accelerate and streamline the evaluation andrisk assessment of chemicals and drugs for toxicity. Moreover, itenables them to comply with the latest standards set forth by theU.S. National Research Council's "Toxicity Testing in the 21stCentury: A Vision and Strategy" and the E.U.'s REACH legislation.Readers will discover a variety of state-of-the-science,high-throughput screening methods presented by a group of leadingauthorities in toxicology and toxicity testing. High-Throughput Screening Methods in Toxicity Testing isdivided into five parts: General aspects, including predicting the toxicity potential ofchemicals and drugs via high-throughput bioactivity profiling Assessing different cytotoxicity endpoints Assessing DNA damage and carcinogenesis Assessing reproductive toxicity, cardiotoxicity, andhaematotoxicity Assessing drug metabolism and receptor-related toxicity Each chapter describes method principles and includes detailedinformation about data generation, data analysis, and applicationsin risk assessment. The authors not only enumerate the advantagesof each high-throughput method over comparable conventionalmethods, but also point out the high-throughput method'slimitations and potential pitfalls. In addition, the authorsdescribe current research efforts to make high-throughput toxicityscreening even more cost effective and streamlined. Throughout the book, readers will find plenty of figures andillustrations to help them understand and perform the latesthigh-throughput toxicity screening methods. This book is ideal for toxicologists and other researchers whoneed to implement high-throughput screening methods for toxicitytesting in their laboratories as well as for researchers who needto evaluate the data generated by these methods.
Author: Sikha Bagui,Richard Earp
Publisher: CRC Press
Entity-relationship (E-R) diagrams are time-tested models for database development well-known for their usefulness in mapping out clear database designs. Also commonly known is how difficult it is to master them. With this comprehensive guide, database designers and developers can quickly learn all the ins and outs of E-R diagramming to become expert database designers. Because E-R diagrams are so fundamental to database design, this book is also an indispensable text for teaching computer science students the basics of database development. Database Design Using Entity-Relationship Diagrams clarifies E-R diagramming by defining it in terms of requirements (end user requests) and specifications (designer feedback to those requests). The book explains how open communication between designers and end users is critical to developing usable, easy-to-understand E-R diagrams that model both requirements and specifications. The authors explain, in an intuitive, informal manner, how to develop an E-R diagram, how to map it to a database, and how the resulting database can be tested. This definitive guide is a basic component for any database course, and is also an invaluable reference that database professionals can use throughout their careers. introbul>Features
An Essential Guide for IT Professionals
Author: Paulraj Ponniah
Publisher: Wiley-IEEE Press
The first and only database primer for today's global economy Today's businesses depend on their databases to provide information essential for their day-to-day operations and to help them take advantage of today's rapidly growing and maturing electronic commerce opportunities. The primary responsibility for the design and maintenance of these databases rests with a company's information technology department. Unlike other IT resources currently available that tend to focus on a particular product, Database Design and Development: An Essential Guide for IT Professionals was created to give today's IT directors and other IT staff a solid basic knowledge of database design and development to help them make educated decisions about the right database environment for their companies. Today's IT professionals must understand the fundamentals in order to determine their next steps for specializing in the vast field of database technology. Database Design and Development: An Essential Guide for IT Professionals answers such common questions as: What is the purpose of a database system? What are the components of a database system? What type of data does your company need to capture? How do you design a database for a particular goal? How do you capture information through data modeling? How do you determine which database will best meet your business objectives? What's involved in effective database management and maintenance? How are database systems used to interface with the Internet? With more than twenty-five years of experience teaching IT courses and designing databases for some of America's top institutions, the author has succeeded in creating an essential resource for today's IT managers as well as for students planning a career in information technology.
Author: Gordon S. Linoff
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
A practical guide to data mining using SQL and Excel Data Analysis Using SQL and Excel, 2nd Edition shows youhow to leverage the two most popular tools for data query andanalysis—SQL and Excel—to perform sophisticated dataanalysis without the need for complex and expensive data miningtools. Written by a leading expert on business data mining, thisbook shows you how to extract useful business information fromrelational databases. You'll learn the fundamental techniquesbefore moving into the "where" and "why" of each analysis, and thenlearn how to design and perform these analyses using SQL and Excel.Examples include SQL and Excel code, and the appendix shows hownon-standard constructs are implemented in other major databases,including Oracle and IBM DB2/UDB. The companion website includesdatasets and Excel spreadsheets, and the book provides hints,warnings, and technical asides to help you every step of theway. Data Analysis Using SQL and Excel, 2nd Edition shows youhow to perform a wide range of sophisticated analyses using thesesimple tools, sparing you the significant expense of proprietarydata mining tools like SAS. Understand core analytic techniques that work with SQL andExcel Ensure your analytic approach gets you the results youneed Design and perform your analysis using SQL and Excel Data Analysis Using SQL and Excel, 2nd Edition shows youhow to best use the tools you already know to achieve expertresults.
Author: Grant Allen,Mike Owens
Outside of the world of enterprise computing, there is one database that enables a huge range of software and hardware to flex relational database capabilities, without the baggage and cost of traditional database management systems. That database is SQLite—an embeddable database with an amazingly small footprint, yet able to handle databases of enormous size. SQLite comes equipped with an array of powerful features available through a host of programming and development environments. It is supported by languages such as C, Java, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, TCL, and more. The Definitive Guide to SQLite, Second Edition is devoted to complete coverage of the latest version of this powerful database. It offers a thorough overview of SQLite’s capabilities and APIs. The book also uses SQLite as the basis for helping newcomers make their first foray into database development. In only a short time you can be writing programs as diverse as a server-side browser plug-in or the next great iPhone or Android application! Learn about SQLite extensions for C, Java, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, and Tcl. Get solid coverage of SQLite internals. Explore developing iOS (iPhone) and Android applications with SQLite. SQLite is the solution chosen for thousands of products around the world, from mobile phones and GPS devices to set-top boxes and web browsers. You almost certainly use SQLite every day without even realizing it!