Cases on Database Technologies and Applications

Cases on Database Technologies and Applications

Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
Release Date: April, 2006|Copyright: © 2006 |Pages: 292
ISBN13: 9781599043999|ISBN10: 1599043998|ISBN13 Softcover: 9781599044002|EISBN13: 9781599044019|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-399-9


The fields of database applications and research have seen many advances in techniques and technologies, which has created an explosion in database technology use in all types of organizations. Many of these organizations have been successful in the utilization of database technologies, but others have failed. These successes and failures can help systems professionals and students achieve success in the design and application of database technologies.

Cases on Database Technologies and Applications presents many real-life examples and experiences of those involved in database research and database technology applications and management. It includes a wide range of the most current development, design and analysis of databases, and assists practitioners and students alike in learning about emerging issues, problems, and challenges in developing database applications without pitfalls.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A., received his Doctorate in Business Administration from the Nova Southeastern University (Florida, USA). Dr. Khosrow-Pour taught undergraduate and graduate information system courses at the Pennsylvania State University – Harrisburg for almost 20 years. He is currently Executive Editor at IGI Global ( He also serves as Executive Director of the Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) ( and Executive Director of the World Forgotten Children’s Foundation ( He is the author/editor of more than 100 books in information technology management. He is also currently the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Green Computing, International Journal of Library and Information Services, International Journal of E-Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and International Journal of Natural Computing Research, and is also the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Information Resources Management Journal, Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations, Journal of Cases on Information Technology, and the Journal of Information Technology Research, and has authored more than 50 articles published in various conference proceedings and scholarly journals.