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Concise Guide to Databases, 2013 A Practical Introduction Undergraduate Topics in Computer Science Series

Langue : Anglais

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Couverture de l’ouvrage Concise Guide to Databases
This easy-to-read textbook/reference presents a comprehensive introduction to databases, opening with a concise history of databases and of data as an organisational asset. As relational database management systems are no longer the only database solution, the book takes a wider view of database technology, encompassing big data, NoSQL, object and object-relational and in-memory databases. The text also examines the issues of scalability, availability, performance and security encountered when building and running a database in the real world. Topics and features: presents review and discussion questions at the end of each chapter, in addition to skill-building, hands-on exercises

Part I: Databases in Context

Data: An Organisational Asset

The History of Databases

Physical Storage and Distribution

Part II: Database Types

Relational: The Start of the Modern Era in Databases

NoSQL: Column-Based and Document-Based Databases

Big Data

Object and Object-Relational

In-Memory Databases

Part III: What Database Professionals Worry About





Peter Lake is Course Leader for the Oracle IT&M MSc and the IT Professional MSc at Sheffield Hallam University, UK. His other Springer publications include the successful Guide to Cloud Computing.

Paul Crowther is Head of Postgraduate (taught programmes) in the Faculty of Arts, Computing, Engineering and Sciences at Sheffield Hallam University, UK.

Includes numerous examples to support the description of both business and technical issues

Introduces a range of commercial databases and encourages the reader to experiment with these in an associated learning environment

Presents a mixture of both theory and practical elements

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Ouvrage de 307 p.

15.5x23.5 cm

Disponible chez l'éditeur (délai d'approvisionnement : 15 jours).

47,46 €

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