Databases, Types and the Relational Model (3rd Edition)

Databases, Types and the Relational Model (3rd Edition)This Is A Book On Database Management That Is Based On An Earlier Book By The Same Authors, Foundation For Future Database Systems The Third Manifesto It Can Be Seen As An Abstract Blueprint For The Design Of A DBMS And The Language Interface To Such A DBMS In Particular, It Serves As A Basis For A Model Of Type Inheritance This Book Is Essential Reading For Database Professionals. Boy, I wish I had better things to say about this book.First, let me say that in spite of only feeling I can give it three stars, it remains an extremely important work Someone needed to sit and have a long, hard think about the relationship between types and the relational algebra, and there s no denying that C.J Date and Hugh Darwen have done precisely that The point of the manifesto seems uncontestable to me.Unfortunately, I found it nearly impossible, as a fairly sophisticated if you ll please excuse the self aggrandizement student of programming and type theory, to get a picture of the model they have in mind from the book In my opinion, there are a few reasons for this 1 Date and Darwen seem to have no actual background in type theory, or at least whatever background they have isn t expressed in modern type theory terms Is their type system nominal or structural How does specialization by constraint relate to subtyping What about variance issues I was unable to answer any of these questions by reading the book.2 Essentially no aspect of their program is helped by their ALL_CAPS 1950S SYNTAX that reads like storage is still expensive and vowels are the first casualty of computer science No one in their right mind would want to use Tutorial D.3 Even a toy implementation written in Ruby but I repeat myself would have helped the exposition As things stand, there are a doze
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[Ebook] Databases, Types and the Relational Model (3rd Edition) By C.J. Date –
  • Paperback
  • 556 pages
  • Databases, Types and the Relational Model (3rd Edition)
  • C.J. Date
  • English
  • 20 November 2017
  • 9780321399427