Physical Database Design

Lightstone, Teorey, Nadeau
2007, Morgan Kaufmann
448 pages
ISBN 0-12369-389-6 In the predecessor on logical database design the three authors have already demonstrated, that they know their stuff. This book falls seamlessly into
the same line. Physical database design is the translation of the logical database design into the respective target database management system. The
authors provide many interesting and useful tips, tricks, and insights without fixation to a specific system. “Physical Database Design” is
wholeheartedly worth reading. Especially interestingly is the chapter “Down to the Metal: Server Resources and Topology”, which deals with the
hardware for a RDBMS server. Each chapter is ended by Tips and Insights for Database Professionals”, that sum up the foregoing content. A worthwhile

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