Lexington Books, MA, 1982 first edition, 163 pgs, Illustrations, Bibliography, Index.
Condition: Very Good hardcover, orange paper-covered boards with black titles & decorations on front cover & spine; no dustjacket; small thumbsized discoloration/stain mid-spine, otherwise clean & unmarked, tight binding and pages.
Categories: 1980's computers and computing, Computer Science, Computers and Society, Human-Computer Interaction, Programming and Programming Languages, General Programming, Philosophy of Programming, Word Processing, Data Processing
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Item DescriptionDatabase Management Systems -- Database Management Objectives, development of Database Management Systems, Components of a Database Management System,
CODASYL Database Management Systems, Relational Database Management Systems, CODASYL to Relational Database Conversion;
Data Communication -- Basic Concepts, Comnmunications Technologies, Communications Architecture, Open Systems Interconnection Reference Model;
Distributed Processing -- Distributed Processing Objectives, Distributed System Architectural Assumptions, Distributed Processing Alternatives;
Distributed Database Management Concepts -- DDBMS Operations & Components, Distribution Alternatives, Distribution of the DDBMSComponents;
Data Distribution -- Data Placement Alternatives, Survey of Previous Research, Future Research;
Function Distribution -- Distributed Database Management Functions, Node Configurations; Update Synchronization -- Concurrency Control in a Centralized System, Update Synchronization in a distributed Environment, Global Locking, Dominant Copy Synchronization, Majority Consensus Synchronization, Multiple Protocol Synchronization;
Request Decomposition -- Request Decomposition in a Centralized DBMS, Request Decomposition in a Distributed DBMS Future Issues; Conclusion -- Summary, Administrative Issues, Future Directions.