Abstract: This is the first book to deal with tuning object-oriented database systems in a serious way. Also discusses relational databases and real-time databases.
Keywords: book review, consulting, database, management, object-oriented, relational, real-time.
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Title: Database Tuning: A Principled Approach
Author: Dennis Elliott Shasha
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Date Published: May 1992
ISBN: 0132052466
LOCN: QA76.9.D3S52 1992
Dewey: 005.74 20
Pages: 239
Bibliography: 48
Footnotes: 52
Figures: 35
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Chapter 1: Basic Principles

Chapter 2: Universal Tuning Considerations

Chapter 3: Tuning Indexes

Chapter 4: Tuning a Relational Database System

Chapter 5: Tuning an Object-Oriented Database System

Chapter 6: Choosing a System

Chapter 7: Performance Troubleshooting -- What to Test, What to Do

Appendix A: Real-Time Databases

Appendix B: Transaction Chopping


Author:        Shasha, Dennis Elliott.
Title:         Database tuning : a principled approach / Dennis
                  E. Shasha.
Published:     Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, c1992.
Description:   xvii, 239 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
LC Call No.:   QA76.9.D3S52 1992
Dewey No.:     005.74 20
ISBN:          0132052466
Notes:         Includes bibliographical references (p. 224-226)
                  and index.
Subjects:      Database management.
Control No.:   92007141 //r94


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