Here is the listing of Best reference books on Database Management Systems.
|1. “Database System Concepts” by Abraham Silberschatz, Henry Korth, and S. Sudarshan|
|2. “Database Management Systems” by Raghu Ramakrishnan
Book Review: This book provides comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of the fundamentals of database systems. The book also contains coherent explanations and practical examples of various concepts. The edition has been reorganized to allow more flexibility in the way the course is taught. The book teaches a course which emphasizes database application development as well as a course that emphasizes database systems issues. New overview chapters at the beginning of parts make it possible to skip other chapters in the part if you don’t want the detail.More applications and examples have been added throughout the book, including SQL and Oracle examples. The applied flavor is further enhanced by the two new database applications chapters.
|3. “An Introduction to Database Systems” by Bipin Desai|
|4. “Principles of Database Systems” by J. D. Ullman
Book Review: The book principles of database systems is directed towards a well-understood class of applications. The book attempts to solve the problems associated with new kinds of applications: computer-aided design, software engineering, and others that combine the need to deal with large amounts of data efficiently and the need to support queries in languages that are more expressive than those found in classical database systems. This book attempts to integrate the study of both the new and the classical forms of database systems.
|5. “Fundamentals of Database Systems” by R. Elmasri and S. Navathe
Book Review: The book provides clear cut information and explanation about the various concepts of database management systems from both the angles of theory and design. The book also introduces modern database technologies thereby providing the explanation about the database systems. This book is very useful for computer science professionals. The book focuses on math models, design issues, relational algebra and relational calculus. The book contains various problems which provides the students an opportunity to deal with the basics of design and implementation. The book covers advanced topics like SQL, data mining and security, XML and semi-structured data.
|6. “Foundations of Databases” by Serge Abiteboul, Richard Hull and Victor Vianu
Book Review: This book provides detailed information about theoretical data that deals with the logical level of database management systems. This covers both classical and advanced topics. The book also focuses on the query languages for relational model that covers expressive power, complexity and language paradigms. The book also provides dependency unification theory, schema design and optimization techniques. The book also provides theoretical details of various topics which include deductive and object oriented databases. Additionally, the book also covers various examples and exercises.
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