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Product: Book - Hardcover
Title: Information Systems: Foundation of E-Business (4th Edition)
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Authors: Steven Alter
Rating: 5/5
Customer opinion - 5 stars out of 5
A great text book for Information System


This book is one of the best resources for Undrestanding Information Systems.This Book covers almost every consept for undrestanding modern Information Systems.It`s good for MIS courses for business & management students



Product: Book - Paperback
Title: Faster Smarter Microsoft Office FrontPage 2003 (Faster Smarter)
Publisher: Microsoft Press
Authors: Greg Holden, William R. Stanek
Rating: 5/5
Customer opinion - 5 stars out of 5
Excellent


I spent an hour in the bookstore looking for a good book to get me started on FrontPage. For me it was a choice of the best book for the money and $50 seemed way too much to spend on a book plus I didn't think I need a huge book.
There are more than a few $20-25 FrontPage books trust me. The choice to get this book came down to the fact it is the best book. In 350 pages it covers everything I am ever going to do on FrontPage and then some. I liked the cut to the chase approach. Chapter 1 was excellent to get me up to speed on all the technologies adn features needed. Chapters 4-9 is where I've spent the most time. I read each chapter, then used the examples to create my site.
Nothing but praise for this excellent book. I have shared it with several colleagues who set up sites as well.



Product: Book - Hardcover
Title: Fundamentals of Database Systems, Fourth Edition
Publisher: Addison Wesley
Authors: Ramez Elmasri, Shamkant B. Navathe
Rating: 1/5
Customer opinion - 1 stars out of 5
thick/bad db book


This book has just the right mix of database theory and its practical applications. I've studied other books of the ilk and found that this book has a leg up on them in that it doesn't get too hung up on providing proofs for concepts that are either very intuitive or just not worth going into too detailed a proof for. It also provides a good review of "modern" database techniques like Object Oriented database, deductive databases, etc.
The book could use a little more polish in terms of grammatical correctness. Besides, in my opinion, some concepts, as explained in the book, are just plain wrong. There is no way for one to contact the authors for clarification either.



Product: Book - Hardcover
Title: Internet Routing Architectures (2nd Edition)
Publisher: Cisco Press
Authors: Sam Halabi, Danny McPherson
Rating: 5/5
Customer opinion - 5 stars out of 5
I was confused, and this just cleared everything up


This is the definitive routing reference for the network engineer. It is one of the better written technical reference books for the experienced to expert technician working with internetworking issues. This books covers complex routing protocols such as OSPF and BGP4 in such a way that novices are not left behind, while more advanced readers don't feel they are being "talked down to".