Database Systems II
follow the required textbook below. It is strongly advised to have
access to this book for the entire term.
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
Material Related to the Book
related to this book can be found at the open
access Author Website.
In particular, it includes Power Point slides, teaching notes,
assignments, projects, Oracle Programming Guidelines, and solutions to
selected exercises, for your perusal.
As you may already know, this book has also been used as a "Recommened
Book" the first course in databases at WPI (CS3431). That is, roughly
the first 10 chapters of this book are covered by CS3431, while the
next 10 chapters are covered by CS4432.
Other References / Reading
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