Database Systems I
In most classes, we will
follow the required textbook below. It is strongly advised to have
access to this book for the entire term.
- A First
Course in Database systems.
- Third Edition, 2008.
- Jeffrey D. Ullman
and Jennifer D. Widom
- Prentice Hall.
The Prentice-Hall (Pearson Store) Web Page
Books / Reading
If you are interested
in databases, you may want to buy the complete version of the above
required text book, including database implementation aspects. The
first part of this complete book is what is used for cs3431, and
the second part of this complete book is currently used for CS 4432.
Buying the combined book will be cheaper than buying the 2 books
Systems: The Complete Book, Second Edition
- Hector Garcia-Molina, Jeffrey D. Ullman and
Jennifer D. Widom
- Prentice Hall, 2009.
- ISBN: 9780131873254
The Prentice-Hall (Pearson Ed) Web Page
There are several
other excellent database textbooks available, which cover the syllabus
for this course, and you may also find them useful for
Systems, by Raghu Ramakrishnan and Johannes Gehrke,
- Fundamentals of
Database Systems, by Ramez Elmasri and Shamkant Navathe, Addison
- An Introduction
Database Systems, by C. J. Date, Addison