Database Management: A Survey

  • Michael L. Brodie
  • Frank Manola
Part of the Topics in Information Systems book series (TINF)


The objective of Database Management technology is to provide general purpose mechanisms for managing large, shared data repositories. This chapter presents the basic concepts, techniques, and tools of database management. Data modelling, data models, a/trf database languages are described together with their application in database design and development, database management systems and implementation issues are outlined. The chapter concludes by discussing the current challenges that are driving advances in database technology and by identifying the future directions for database management research. Database motivations and concepts are compared and contrasted with those in Artificial Intelligence.


Query Optimization Database Design Database Technology Relational Data Model Database Language 
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  • Michael L. Brodie
    • 1
  • Frank Manola
    • 1
  1. 1.GTE Laboratories, Inc.WalthamUSA

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