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C. J. Date

C. J. Date is an independent author, lecturer, researcher, and consultant, specializing in relational database technology, a field he helped pioneer. He is best known for his book, An Introduction to Database Systems (8th edition, 2004), which has sold over 750,000 copies and is used by several hundred colleges and universities worldwide. He is also author of many other books on relational database management, including Logic and Databases: The Roots of Relational Theory (2007). He was inducted into the Computing Industry Hall of Fame in 2004.

C. J. Date's Books

The Relational Database Dictionary, Extended Edition

The Relational Database Dictionary, Extended Edition

  • Publication Date: August 6, 2008
  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-1041-2

Chris Date, one of the founders of the relational model, has updated and expanded his relational database dictionary to include more than 900 terms. Learn More …

Date on Database

Date on Database

  • Publication Date: November 20, 2006
  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-746-0

In Date on Database: Writings 2000-2006, relational database pioneer C. J. Date tackles topics that are important to database professionals, including the difference between model and implementation, data integrity, data redundancy, deviations in SQL from the relational model, and much more. Learn More …

Date on Database - Print

Date on Database - Print

  • Publication Date: June 5, 2012
  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-4308-3

In Date on Database: Writings 2000-2006, relational database pioneer C. J. Date tackles topics that are important to database professionals, including the difference between model and implementation, data integrity, data redundancy, deviations in SQL from the relational model, and much more. Learn More …