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Database Concepts

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Author: Kroenke, David

Brand: Pearson

Edition: 9

Binding: Paperback

Number Of Pages: 552

Release Date: 03-05-2019

Details: Product Description For courses in database management. Hands-on exploration of database fundamentalsDatabase Concepts offers students practical help creating and managing small databases, from two of the world’s leading database authorities. The text focuses on database concepts, rather than features and functions of a particular product, making it flexible enough to work with the instructor’s preferred software. Data sets for three sample databases run throughout portions of the text so students can practice working with complete databases. Three running projects challenge learners to apply concepts and techniques to real business situations. In the 9th edition, Microsoft® Office 2019, and particularly Microsoft Access™ 2019, is now the basic software used and is shown running on Microsoft Windows™ 10. Also available as an easy-to-use, standalone Pearson eTextPearson eText is a simple-to-use, mobile-optimized, personalized reading experience that can be adopted on its own as the main course material. It lets students highlight, take notes, and review key vocabulary all in one place, even when offline. Seamlessly integrated videos and other rich media engage students and give them access to the help they need, when they need it. Educators can easily customize the table of contents and share their own notes with students so they see the connection between their eText and what they learn in class ― motivating them to keep reading, and keep learning. About the Author David Kroenke has many years of teaching experience at Colorado State University, Seattle University, and the University of Washington. He has led dozens of seminars for college professors on the teaching of information systems and technology; in 1991, the International Association of Information Systems named him Computer Educator of the Year. In 2009, David was named Educator of the Year by the Association of Information Technology Professionals-Education Special Interest Group (AITP-EDSIG).David worked for the US Air Force and Boeing Computer Services. He was a principal in the startup of three companies, serving as the vice president of product marketing and development for the Microrim Corporation and as chief of database technologies for Wall Data, Inc. He is the father of the semantic object data model. David’s consulting clients have included IBM®, Microsoft®, and Computer Sciences Corporations, as well as numerous smaller companies. Recently, David has focused on using information systems for teaching collaboration and teamwork.His text Database Processing was first published in 1977 and is now in its 15th edition. He has authored and coauthored many other textbooks, including Database Concepts, 8th Edition (2017), Experiencing MIS, 8th Edition (2018), SharePoint for Students (2012), Office 365 in Business (2012), and Processes, Systems, and Information: An Introduction to MIS, 3rd Edition (2018).David J. Auer is a senior instructor emeritus at the College of Business (CBE) of Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA. He served as Director of Information Systems and Technology Services at CBE from 1994 to 2014 and taught in CBE’s Department of Decision Sciences from 1981 to 2015. Auer has taught CBE courses in quantitative methods, production and operations management, statistics, finance, and management information systems. Besides managing CBE’s computer, network, and other technology resources, he also teaches management information systems courses. He has taught the principles of management information systems and business database development courses, and he was responsible for developing CBE’s network infrastructure courses, including Computer Hardware and Operating Systems, Telecommunications, and Network Administration.Auer has coauthored several MIS-related textbooks, including Database Processing: Fundamentals, Design, and Implementation, first published in 1977 and now in its 14th edition (coauthored with David Kroenke for the 11th,

Package Dimensions: 10.7 x 8.5 x 0.8 inches

Languages: English