* Relational algebra
* Logical vs. physical planning stages
* Optimization (cost-based, etc.)
* Indexing algorithms
* Physical layouts
* Concurrency control
* OLTP vs. OLAP
I'm not looking for books about how to write database apps or to manage them, nor books about modeling data or explaining SQL.
Is the closest to what you actually want that I've ever been able to find, but it is unfinished.
: Fundamentals of Database Systems (7th Edition) https://www.amazon.com/dp/0133970779/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i1r5...