As researchers, our job is to develop new knowledge and share it with the world. Currently, the main way to do this is research articles. Thus, we are all contributing to a vast corpus of scholarly literature, which contains millions of papers across decades of research in all domains of human knowledge.
Welcome to this community blog on the principles of data management. In the IT development world, "database theory" refers to an established set of normal forms for designing relational database schemas. In the computer science research world, however, database theory has been growing for decades as a lively and active field of research in computer science. The two annual flagship conferences, PODS and ICDT, attest to that, but you find us in many other places as well. Increasingl