Hoffer focuses on the latest principles, concepts and technologies and what leading practitioners say is most important for database developers.
Database analysis, database design, SQL, client/server database environment, data warehousing, data quality and integration, and object-oriented data modeling.
Intended for professional development programs in introductory database management.
This fourth edition has a new chapters on client/server and other databases on computer networks, the object-oriented data model, the entity-relationship data model, the Query-by-Example (QBE) language, personal database systems, and the SQL relational database standard. Other material has been expanded and updated. Examples, real-world applications, learning objectives, chapter summary, chapter review, key terms, review questions, problems, and a glossary of terms and acronyms are included. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)