by Neeraj Sharma, at al.
Publisher: IBM Corporation 2010
Number of pages: 282
Data is one of the most valuable assets a company has. Relational and hierarchical databases have been used in the industry for decades. This book teaches you the fundamentals of databases, including relational database theory, logical and physical database design, and the SQL language. Advanced topics include using functions, stored procedures and XML.
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by Christian S. Jensen - Aalborg University
Topics covered: the semantics of temporal data, the design of data models and languages for temporal data, the design of databases expressed in terms of temporal data models as well as temporally enhanced design of conventional databases.
by Ronald Bourret
This paper gives a high-level overview of how to use XML with databases. It describes how the differences between data-centric and document-centric documents affect their usage with databases and how XML is commonly used with relational databases.
by Osmar R. Zaiane - Simon Fraser University
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.
by I. Androutsopoulos, G. D. Ritchie, P. Thanisch - arXiv
This paper is an introduction to natural language interfaces to databases (NLIDBs). Some advantages and disadvantages of NLIDBs are then discussed, comparing NLIDBs to formal query languages, form-based interfaces, and graphical interfaces.