Database Systems and Structures
by Osmar R. Zaiane
Publisher: Simon Fraser University 1998
These notes provide an introduction to data models, database systems, the structure and use of relational database systems and relational languages, indexing and storage management, query processing in relational databases, and the theory of relational database design. The course concentrates on the relational model, with a brief introduction to entity-relationship, hierarchical and network data models as well.
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