Information Systems Reengineering and Integration

2nd Edition

By Joseph Fong

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-8462-8382-6
  • 388 Pages
  • User Level: Students
  • Publication Date: December 22, 2006
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
  • eBook Price: $59.95
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Reengineering involves the re-design of an existing Information System, whilst utilising as much of the existing system as possible. This text takes a practical approach to re-engineering existing systems and looks at data integration, and focuses on proven methods and tools for:- the conversion of hierarchical or network database systems into relational database technology, or from relational to object-oriented and XML databases- the integration of database systems and expert systems to produce MIS and EIS systemsTaking a very practical approach, the book describes in detail database conversion techniques, reverse engineering and forward engineering, and re-engineering methodology for information systems, offering a systematic software engineering approach for reusing existing database systems built with 'old' technology. Many examples, illustrations and case studies are used, making the methodology easy to follow.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Preface.
  2. Information Systems Reengineering and Integration.
  3. Database and Expert System Technology.
  4. Schema Translation.
  5. Data Conversion.
  6. Database Program Translation.
  7. Database Conversion Methodology.
  8. Heterogenerous Database Integration.
  9. Database and Expert Systems Integration.
  10. Conclusion.
  11. Subject Index.

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