Database Systems: The Complete Book Second Edition
Hector Garcia-Molina, Jeffrey D. Ullman, and Jennifer Widom, well-known computer scientists at Stanford University, have written an introduction to database systems with a comprehensive approach. The first half of the book provides in-depth coverage of databases from the point of view of the database designer, user, and application programmer. It covers the latest...more
Most of them refer to it as boring; poorly written; too teoretical, so
I was skeptical about reading the book, but I had to as it is the book used in my university course in database systems.
The way I see it here are the strong and weak sides of the book.
(I've only read it half through).
1) The best thing in the book is that the information in structured in small sections and it is easy to find information on a certain subject. ...more
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