Logic and Relational Theory, by C. J. Date
As a database professional, you owe it to yourself to understand the basics of formal logic, and you ought to be able to explain the connections between formal logic and database technology. Read more…
Chris Date has a stature that is unique in the database industry. He is best known for his textbook An Introduction to Database Systems (Addison-Wesley), which has sold some 900,000 copies at the time of writing. He enjoys a reputation that is second to none for his ability to explain complex technical issues in a clear and understandable fashion. He was inducted into the Computing Industry Hall of Fame in 2004.