Appendix A. Additional Resources
We hope that you find this book to be useful reference, but we also realize that we have merely scratched the surface of some important and interesting topics that are outside the main focus of our work. To help you discover more about these topics, we have listed in this appendix references and resources that we have found beneficial.
General Information on Relational Databases
The relational model was first conceived by E. F. Codd and presented in the paper “A Relational Model of Data for Large Shared Data Banks.” This paper started the entire relational database industry. Originally published in 1970 in CACM 13, No. 6, this paper is now available for purchase as a PDF file through the ACM Digital Library at ...