1st Edition

High-Performance Web Databases Design, Development, and Deployment

Edited By Sanjiv Purba Copyright 2001
    832 Pages
    by Auerbach Publications

    832 Pages
    by Auerbach Publications

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    As Web-based systems and e-commerce carry businesses into the 21st century, databases are becoming workhorses that shoulder each and every online transaction. For organizations to have effective 24/7 Web operations, they need powerhouse databases that deliver at peak performance-all the time. High Performance Web Databases: Design, Development, and Deployment arms you with every essential technique from design and modeling to advanced topics such as data conversion, performance tuning, Web access and interfacing legacy systems, and security

    Database Planning and Getting Started
    Database Development Methodology and Organization
    An Approach for Establishing Enterprise Data Standards
    Enterprise Data Management
    Information Gathering and Analysis
    Data, Processes, and Events: Keys to Comprehensive Analysis
    A Framework for Classifying Data
    One Concept Equals One Data Element: A Rule for Developing Data Elements
    Managing Business Rules
    Business Rules: Capturing the Most Elusive Information Asset
    Business Rules: A Case Study
    Modeling Business Rules
    Performance Modeling Methods
    Enterprise Data Modeling Practices
    Evaluation of Four Languages Specifying Conceptual Database Design
    A Comparison of Three System Modeling Methodologies
    Building a Data Model
    Business Information Data Modeling
    Making Data Models Readable
    Integrating Process and Data Models in a Horizontal Organization
    Avoiding Pitfalls in Data Modeling
    The Politics of Entity Identifiers
    Practical Guidelines for Supertype and Subtype Modeling
    Performance Design and Development
    Physical Database Design
    Design Implementation and Management of Distributed Data Bases: An Overview
    Detailed Design and Application of Distributed Data Base Management Systems
    Relational Data Base Design Using Semtanic Objects
    Component Design for Relational Databases
    Designing Relational Data Bases
    Database Integrity and Quality
    What's Wrong with My Data?
    Referential Integrity for Data Base Design
    Data Quality: An Architectural Solution
    Ensuring the Integrity of the Database
    Distributed Databases, Portability, and Interoperability
    An Overview of Distributed Data Bases
    Distributed Data Base Design
    Data Communication Requirements of Distributed Data Base Systems
    Managing Multiple Data Bases Across Heterogeneous Hardware and Software Systems
    Providing Access to External Data Bases
    Database Integration with the Internet and the Web
    Developing RDBMS Applications Using Java Servlets and JDBC
    Building Database-Enabled Web Applications with IDC
    Integrating EDMSs and DBMSs
    Accessing Data on the Internet
    Data Base Management and the Internet
    Data Migration, Conversion, and Legacy Applications
    Relational Data Base Conversion: Issues and Approaches
    Data: Ever Changing and Eternally the Same
    A Practical Example of Data Conversion
    Data Conversion: Doing It Right the First Time
    Migrating Data to an Integrated Data Base
    Bridging Legacy Data and XML
    Performance Tuning
    Improving User Experience Through Improved Web Design and Database Performance
    Web-Based Testing and Capacity Planning
    The Advanced Art of Indexing
    Parallel Data Bases
    Leveraging Checkpoint Processing
    The Denormalization Decision in Data Base System Design
    Data Administration and Operations
    Assessing a Data Administrative Program
    Managing Database Backup and Recovery
    Advanced Data Base Compression
    How to Handle Data Loss and Backup
    Data Base Security
    Security Management for the World Wide Web
    Establishing Security Controls in a Distributed Data Base
    Understanding Relational Data Bases and Assessing Their Security
    Virus Protection in a Web Environment


    SANJIV PURBA, Senior Manager, Deloitte & Touche Consulting Group, Toronto, Ontario, Canada