Re: books on database implementation

From: Evan Keel <>
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2008 12:48:06 -0400
Message-ID: <aFAtk.35838$>

"JOG" <> wrote in message
> On Aug 28, 6:08 am, Brendan <> wrote:
> > What are the best books on relational database implementation, and by
> > this I do not mean how to design your database schema, but how to
> > write an actual database, what the on disk data structures would be
> > like, caching, how to implement transactions, etc.
> >
> > I'm having a hard time finding information on this subject, because
> > related searches tend to come up with material on "how to write your
> > CRUD web app" or at best database theory books, although I suppose the
> > theory books would also be helpful.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Brendan
> "Understanding MySQL internals" (published by O'Reilly) is not a bad
> place to start. J.

Also,"Pro MySQL" Kruckenberg and Pipes, published by Apress has tons of code. But you can download MySQL source and just read through it. Very interesting and not too difficult to understand. Received on Thu Aug 28 2008 - 18:48:06 CEST

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