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Databases Illuminated

Databases Illuminated

Author: Catherine M. Ricardo, Susan D. Urban Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/09/2018

Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools. Databases Illuminated, Third Edition combines database theory with a practical approach to database design and implementation. Strong pedagogical features, including accessible language, real-world examples, downloadable code, and engaging hands-on projects and lab exercises create a text with a unique combination of theory and student-oriented activities. Providing an integrated, modern approach to databases, Databases Illuminated, Third Edition is the essential text for students in this expanding field. The text is packaged with a full suite of instructor resources, including a Test Bank, Solutions to Projects and Exercises, Lecture Slides in PowerPoint format, and Additional Projects. With Navigate 2, technology and content combine to expand the reach of your classroom. Whether you teach an online, hybrid, or traditional classroom-based course, Navigate 2 delivers unbeatable value. Experience Navigate 2 today at www.jblnavigate.com/2 Key features of the Third Edition include: * A new chapter on the emerging topics of Big Data, NoSQL, and NewSQL * Revised and expanded coverage on database security, including SQL injection * Extended coverage of SQL, with additional material on temporal database queries and JDBC * New features and downloadable SQL code for Oracle 12c, MySQL, and SQL Server * Updated information on social and ethical issues addressing new regulations and global issues * Use of the open source software LibreOffice, which is available worldwide at no cost * Access to Navigate 2 online learning materials including a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, learning analytics reporting tools, and more

Databases Illuminated

Databases Illuminated

Author: Catherine M. Ricardo Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/03/2011

Databases Illuminated, Second Edition integrates database theory with a practical approach to database design and implementation. The text is specifically designed for the modern database student, who will be expected to know both theory and applied design and implementation as professionals in the field. This Second Edition has been revised and updated to incorporate information about the new releases of Access 2010, Oracle 11g, and Intersystems Cache. It includes material on the most recent topics such as, web access, JDBC, web programming, XML, data mining, and other emerging database technologies and applications. Instructor resources include Microsoft PowerPoint lecture slides, solutions to all the exercises and projects in the text, test bank, and a complete instructor's manual that includes objectives and teaching hints. Student resources include an open access companion website featuring: -downloadable code -projects with step-by-step guidance that ensure students fully understand each step before moving on to the next. -hands-on lab exercises that allow students to apply the concepts learned from the text -additional information not included in the text to allow for further study The integrated, modern approach to databases, combined with strong pedagogical features, accessible writing, and a full package of student and instructor's resources, makes Databases Illuminated, Second Edition the perfect textbook for courses in this exciting field. New and Key Features of the updated Second Edition: -Covers the new features of the current versions of popular database management systems, including Oracle 11, Access 2010, and InterSystems Cache. -Incorporates the new curriculum recommendations in ACM Computer Science Curriculum 2008 and ACM/AIS IS2010 Curriculum Guidelines for IS2010.2, Data and Information Management, including more attention to security, concurrency, and net-centric computing. The chapter on computer ethics has been updated to take into account new regulations and practices. -Contains more material on recent and relevant topics, such as Web access, JDBC, web programming, XML, data warehousing, data mining, and other emerging database technologies and applications. -Includes the extensive object-relational features of the current release of Oracle, with downloadable code for students to implement; Object-oriented databases are implemented using InterSystems Cache, with downloadable code included on the website.