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Table of Contents
|Overview of Databases and Transactions What Are Databases and Transactions? Features of Modern Database and Transaction Processing Systems Major Players in the Implementation and Support of Database and Transaction Processing Systems Decision Support SystemsOLAP and OLTP|
|The Big Picture Case Study: A Student Registration System Introduction to Relational Databases What Makes a Program a TransactionThe ACID Properties Bibliographic Notes Exercises|
|The Relational Data Model What Is a Data Model? The Relational Model SQLData Definition Sublanguage Bibliographic Notes Exercises|
|Conceptual Modeling of Databases with Entity-Relationship Diagrams and the Unified Modeling Language Conceptual Modeling with the E-R Approach Entities and Entity Types Relationships and Relationship Types Advanced Features in Conceptual Data Modeling From E-R Diagrams to Relational Database Schemas UML: A New Kid on the Block A Brokerage Firm Example Case Study: A Database Design for the Student Registration System Limitations of Data Modeling Methodologies Bibliographic Notes Exercises|
|Relational Algebra and SQL Relational Algebra: Under the Hood of SQL The Query Sublanguage of SQL Modifying Relation Instances in SQL Bibliographic Notes Exercises|
|Database Design with the Relational Normalization Theory The Problem of Redundancy Decompositions Functional Dependencies Properties of Functional Dependencies Normal Forms Properties of Decompositions An Algorithm for BCNF Decomposition Synthesis of 3NF Schemas The Fourth Normal Form Advanced 4NF Design Summary of Normal Form Decomposition Case Study: Schema Refinement for the Student Registration System Tuning Issues: To Decompose or Not to Decompose? Bibliographic Notes Exercises|
|Triggers and Active Databases What Is a Trigger? Semantic Issues in Trigger Handling Triggers in SQL Avoiding a Chain Reaction Bibliographic Notes Exercises|
|Using SQL in an Application What Are the Issues Involved? Embedded SQL More on Integrity Constraints Dynamic SQL JDBC and SQLJ ODBC Comparison Bibliographic Notes Exercises|
|Optimizing DBMS Performance|
|Physical Data Organization and Indexing Disk Organization Heap Files Sorted Files Indices Multilevel Indexing Hash Indexing Special-Purpose Indices Tuning Issues: Choosing Indices for an Application Bibliographic Notes Exercises|
|The Basics of Query Processing Overview of Query Processing External Sorting Computing Projection, Union, and Set Difference Computing Selection Computing Joins Multirelational Joins Computing Aggregate Functions Bibliographic Notes Exercises|
|An Overview of Query Optimization Query Processing Architecture Heuristic Optimization Based on Algebraic Equivalences Estimating the Cost of a Query Execution Plan Estimating the Size of the Output Choosing a Plan Bibliographic Notes Exercises|
|Database Tuning Disk Caches Tuning the Schema Tuning the Data Manipulation Language Tools Managing Physical Resources Influencing the Optimizer B|
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