Comprehensiveness rating: 4 read less
The book is a thorough and covers the topics that is expected to be covered in a database design course. The topics are well organized. I was expecting material on NoSQL to be included and other recent updates in databases
Accuracy rating: 5
The material in the book was accurate.
Relevance/Longevity rating: 4
The book covers the material required in database design well and will be relevant in future. The recent advances in the database design should be incorporated.
Clarity rating: 5
The book is clear and concise.
Consistency rating: 5
The book is consistent in terms of terminology and organization of the concepts in every chapter.
Modularity rating: 5
The chapters in the book provide modularity. The instructor can select the topics accordingly.
Organization/Structure/Flow rating: 4
The organization and structure is broad and comprehensive. I would hope there could have been more worked out examples.
Interface rating: 5
The interface is great.
Grammatical Errors rating: 5
I did not find any errors in grammar
Cultural Relevance rating: 5
I did not find any culturally insensitive or offensive material.
This book is an ideal textbook for database design. The organization of the book helps in the understanding of the material at a low gradient. I hope the authors add more worked out examples.