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Catherine M. Ricardo

Databases Illuminated

Databases Illuminated

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Hear from Catherine M. Ricardo, PhD, on the importance of becoming a responsible steward of data in a world of big data! Databases Illuminated, Fourth Edition is designed to help students integrate theoretical material with practical knowledge, using an approach that applies theory to practical database implementation. The text helps students understand the difference between traditional database technology and the new directions created by big data, outlining motivation, fundamental concepts, technologies, and challenges associated with handling large datasets.

Author: Catherine M. Ricardo, Susan D. Urban, Karen C. Davis
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Published: 03/23/2022
Pages: 682
Weight: 2.60lbs
Size: 9.06h x 7.32w x 1.50d
ISBN: 9781284231588

About the Author
Ricardo, Catherine M.: - Catherine Ricardo received a Ph. D. from Columbia University in 1983. She has been on the Computer Science faculty at Iona College since 1979. She has taught a variety of courses including computer literacy, introductory programming in several languages, data structures, discrete mathematics, educational computing, modeling, and artificial intelligence, but she has concentrated on courses in database systems, which she has taught at both the undergraduate and graduate level for over 25 years. Besides writing textbooks on databases, she has written numerous articles and made presentations at many conferences in the field.Urban, Susan D.: - Susan D. Urban received the Ph. D. degree in computer science in 1987 from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She is currentlyan emeritus professor at Arizona State University. She has taught at the undergraduate and graduate level for over 28 years, with a focus on database design, data consistency, active rule processing, distributed databases, the use of databases in engineering design, and the development of innovative teaching concepts for database instruction. She has over 120 refereed publications and book chapters on her research and teaching activities.
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