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High-Performance Web Databases

Design, Development, and Deployment, 1st Edition

Edited by Sanjiv Purba

Auerbach Publications

832 pages

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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

Table of Contents

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

About the Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COMPUTERS / Database Management / General
COMPUTERS / Software Development & Engineering / General