Database System Concepts
- Avi Silberschatz
- Henry F. Korth
- S. Sudarshan
What's New in the 7th Edition?
Extensive coverage of Big Data systems, from the user perspective (Chapter 10),
as well as from an
internal perspective (Chapters 20 through 23).
Updates to all the internal chapters to reflect current-generation technology,
such as solid-state disks,
main-memory databases, multi-core systems,
and parallel and distributed databases.
Coverage of semi-structured data management using JSON, RDF, and Updated coverage
of temporal data,
data analytics, and advanced indexing techniques such as
Reorganization and update of chapters to better support courses with a significant
hands-on component, including
use of current-generation application development
tools and Big Data systems such as Apache Hadoop and Spark.
New chapter on Blockchain Databases (Chapter 26) that introduces blockchain technology
and its growing
role in enterprise applications.
A more detailed description of what's new in the 7th edition is provided in the Preface,
which is available online here.