Managing time in relational databases : how to design, update and query temporal data

"Managing Time in Relational Databases shows how to make the rich information content of bi-temporal data available to business users, while simplifying the design, maintenance and retrieval of that data. Metadata declarations eliminate the need to directly model temporal data. Temporal data ma...

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Main Author: Johnston, Tom
Other Authors: Weis, Randall
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Burlington, Mass. Morgan Kaufmann c2010
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520 |a "Managing Time in Relational Databases shows how to make the rich information content of bi-temporal data available to business users, while simplifying the design, maintenance and retrieval of that data. Metadata declarations eliminate the need to directly model temporal data. Temporal data maintenance is isolated in code that can be invoked to update bi-temporal data in any database and from any application program, across the enterprise. Anyone who can write queries against conventional data will be able to write queries against the bi-temporal data structures described in this book."--Resource description page