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Encyclopedia of Database Systems

  • Comprehensive reference to about 1,400 entries, covering key concepts and terms in the broad field of database systems.

  • Entries include in-depth essays and shorter descriptions of terms, definition, key words, historical background, illustrations, key applications, and a bibliography.

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  • Includes supplementary material: sn.pub/extras

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Table of contents (3067 entries)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-lxix
  2. A

    1. Absolute Time

      • Christian S. Jensen, Richard T. Snodgrass
      Pages 1-1
    2. Abstract Versus Concrete Temporal Query Languages

      • Jan Chomicki, David Toman
      Pages 1-6
    3. Abstraction

      • Bernhard Thalheim
      Pages 6-7
    4. Access Control

      • Elena Ferrari
      Pages 7-11
    5. Access Control Administration Policies

      • Elena Ferrari
      Pages 12-14
    6. Access Control Policy Languages

      • Athena Vakali
      Pages 15-18
    7. Access Methods

      Pages 18-18
    8. Access Path

      • Evaggelia Pitoura
      Pages 19-19
    9. Accountability

      Pages 19-19
    10. ACID Properties

      • Gottfried Vossen
      Pages 19-21
    11. ACID Transaction

      Pages 21-26
    12. Active and Real-Time Data Warehousing

      • Mukesh Mohania, Ullas Nambiar, Michael Schrefl, Millist Vincent
      Pages 28-28
    13. Active Database, Active Database (Management) System

      • Mikael Berndtsson, Jonas Mellin
      Pages 28-28
    14. Active Database Management System Architecture

      • Jonas Mellin, Mikael Berndtsson
      Pages 28-33
    15. Active Database Coupling Modes

      • Mikael Berndtsson, Jonas Mellin
      Pages 33-35
    16. Active Database Execution Model

      • Mikael Berndtsson, Jonas Mellin
      Pages 35-36
    17. Active Database Knowledge Model

      • Mikael Berndtsson, Jonas Mellin
      Pages 36-37
    18. Active Database Rulebase

      • AnnMarie Ericsson, Mikael Berndtsson, Jonas Mellin
      Pages 37-37

Keywords

  • Data Integration
  • Data Management
  • Data Mining
  • Data Storage
  • Data warehouse
  • Database
  • Database Administrator
  • Database Architecture
  • Database Design
  • Database Management System
  • Database Recovery
  • Database Security
  • Database Transaction
  • Editing Database
  • Online analytical processing (OLAP)
  • Spatial database

Editors and Affiliations

  • College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA

    LING LIU

  • Database Research Group David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada

    M. TAMER ÖZSU

About the editors

Co-editor Tamer Özsu is a world-renowned leader in the field, as university research chair for database research group at Waterloo and former editor-in-chief of VLDB journal

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