Part I: DATABASE CONCEPTS. 1. Database Systems. 2. Data Models. Part II: DESIGN CONCEPTS. 3. The Relational Database Model. 4. Entity Relationship (ER) Modeling. 5. Advanced Data Modeling. 6. Normalization of Database Tables. Part III: ADVANCED DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION. 7. Introduction to Structured Query Language (SQL). 8. Advanced SQL. 9. Database Design. Part IV: ADVANCED DATABASE CONCEPTS. 10. Transaction Management and Concurrency Control. 11. Database Performance Tuning and Query Optimization. 12. Distributed Database Management Systems. 13. Business Intelligence and Data Warehouses. 14. Big Data Analytics and NoSQL. Part V: DATABASES AND THE INTERNET. 15. Database Connectivity and Web Technologies. Part VI: DATABASE ADMINISTRATION. 16. Database Administration and Security. ONLINE APPENDICES. Appendix Aa: Designing Databases with Visio 2010 Professional: A Tutorial. Appendix Ab: Designing Databases with Visio 2013 Professional: A Tutorial. Appendix B: The University Lab: Conceptual Design. Appendix C: The University Lab: Conceptual Design Verification, Logical Design, and Implementation. Appendix D: Converting the ER Model into a Database Structure. Appendix E: Comparison of ER Model Notations. Appendix F: Client/Server Systems. Appendix G: Object-Oriented Databases. Appendix H: Unified Modeling Language (UML). Appendix I: Databases in Electronic Commerce. Appendix J: Web Database Development with ColdFusion. Appendix K: The Hierarchical Database Model. Appendix L: The Network Database Model. Appendix M: Microsoft Access Tutorial. Appendix N: Creating a New Database Using Oracle 12c. Appendix O: Data Warehouse Implementation Factors. Appendix P: Working with MongoDB. Appendix Q: Working with Neo4j.
Carlos Coronel is currently the Lab Director for the College of Business Computer Labs at Middle Tennessee State University. He has more than 29 years of experience in various fields as a Database Administrator, Network Administrator, Web Manager, and Technology Specialist. He has taught courses in Web development, database design and development, and data communications at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Steven Morris completed his Bachelor of Science and Ph.D. from Auburn University. He has taught Database Design and Development, Database Programming with Advanced SQL and PL/SQL, Systems Analysis and Design, and Principles of MIS at Middle Tennessee State University. Steven has published many articles, and currently serves on the review boards of several journals.