C.J. Date is an independent author, lecturer, researcher, and consultant, specializing in relational database technology (a field he helped pioneer). He is best known for his book "An Introduction to Database Systems" (8th edition, Addison-Wesley, 2004), which has sold over 825,000 copies at the time of writing and is used by several hundred colleges and universities worldwide. He is also the author of many other books on database management, including most recently "SQL and Relational Theory: How to Write Accurate SQL Code" (O'Reilly, 2009). He was inducted into the Computing Industry Hall of Fame in 2004.
Books Authored by Christopher J. Date