An Introduction to Database Systems, by C.J. Date (Addison-Wesley, 1995, ISBN
# 0-201-54329-X). It's heavy on theory, but it will give you a good foundation.
You might also want to take a look at The Practical SQL Handbook, by Judith
S. Bowman, Sandra L. Emerson, and Marcy Darnovsky (Addison-Wesley, 1998,
ISBN # 0-201-44787-8).
On Tue, Feb 06, 2001 at 09:26:24AM -0600, John Burski wrote:
> I'm looking for a good college-level text that covers general database
> design and implementation. I've copies of all the PostgreSQL
> documentation and they are fine when it comes to answering questions
> about PostgreSQL usage. However, I'm interested in something more
> general that covers the "how" and "why" of database design,
> implementation, and usage.
> Any suggestions?
> John Burski
> Chief IT Cook and Bottlewasher
> 911 Emergency Products, St. Cloud, MN
> (320) 656 0076 www.911ep.com
> + How's your cheese holding out? +
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