This book fits database fundamentals into a shorter format that teaches users how to build databases through two effective running case studies. Using Access as a foundation, this third edition begins with a discussion of database models and proceeds to cover QBE, SQL, Normalization, Design Methodology, and Administration.
- Covers database design and administration in a manageable, shorter format.
- Provides coverage of special topics, including object-oriented systems, distributed systems, client/server systems, data warehousing, and implications of the Internet and intranets for database management.
- Two running case studies provide realistic exercises that focus on design and management skills to give users hands-on practice designing databases.