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An Introduction to Database System by Date :
Author : C. J. Date
Publisher : Pearson Education
Language : English
Pages : 968
About The Author :
An Introduction to Database System by Date – Chris Date (born 1941) is an independent author, lecturer, researcher, and consultant, specializing in relational database theory. Chris Date attended High Wycombe Royal Grammar School (U.K.) from 1951 to 1958 and received his BA in Mathematics from Cambridge University (U.K.) in 1962. He entered the computer business as a mathematical programmer at Leo Computers Ltd. (London), where he quickly moved into education and training. In 1966, he earned his master’s degree at Cambridge, and, in 1967, he joined IBM Hursley (UK) as a computer programming instructor. His book An Introduction to Database Systems, currently in its 8th edition, has sold well over 700,000 copies not counting translations, and is used by several hundred colleges and universities worldwide.
About This Book :
An Introduction to Database System by Date – This comprehensive introduction to databases has been thoroughly revised to reflect the latest developments and advances in the field of database systems. Emphasizing insight and understanding rather than formalism, Chris Date has divided the book into six parts: Basic Concepts, The Relational Model, Database Design, Transaction Management, Further Topics, and Object and Object/Relational Databases. Throughout the book, there are numerous worked examples and exercises for the reader―with selected answers―as well as an extensive set of annotated references.