Database management systems : designing and building business applicationsMaterial type: TextPublication details: Boston : McGraw-Hill/Irwin, ©2002Edition: 2nd EditionDescription: xxi, 568 p. : illustrations (some color)ISBN: 0072471417 ; 9780072471410 ; 0071121137 ; 9780071121132; 9780072504262 ; 0072504269Subject(s): Database management | Database design | Business -- Databases | Management information systemsDDC classification: 005.74
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Systems design; database design; data normalization; queries; data queries advanced queries; SQL syntax; applications; forms and reports; calculations and data manipulation; introduction to programming; application development; database applications in Visual Basic; database administration; physical design; database administration; distribution and integration of data; distributed databases and the Internet. Appendices: introduction to Oracle PL/SQL; object-oriented databases and integrated applications; database projects.
Post takes a less a theory-oriented, conceptual approach and more of a hands-on, practical approach to DBMS, focusing on teaching students how to design, build, manage database applications and giving them practice doing so. As with the first edition, Post continues to include many examples, exercises, and 2 sample databases to give students plenty of hands-on practice.