Thursday, January 13, 2011

Free book: Database Fundamentals

Database Fundamentals is a free textbook used in the SQL Fundamentals I course on

As the latest book in the DB2 On Campus book series, it is available for free download as a pdf. It covers similar topics to what would be covered in a university-level databases course.

The book sets out to help readers:
  • Learn relational database theory
  • Understand different information models
  • Learn logical and physical database design
  • Get the basics of the SQL language and XML
  • Practice using hands-on exercises
Published books in the series include:


Leons Petrazickis
DB2 Community Team


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