Shefali Naik

Assistant Professor
PhD (Computer Science), MCA
Areas of interest
Distributed Databases, Computer System Architecture

Dr. Shefali Naik is an Assistant Professor at School of  Computer Studies, Ahmedabad University since 2000. She is teaching subjects related to Databases. Her area of research is distributed database transactions. Her book "Concepts of Database Management System" is published by Pearson Education. She has presented and published few papers in national and international conferences and journals.   

Distributed Database Transactions in Multiple Heterogeneous Databases

Books :

Shefali Naik, Concepts of Database Management System, ISBN 9789332526280, May 2014, Pearson Education (India)

Book Chapters :

Naik S. T. (2019). Accessing Data From Multiple Heterogeneous Distributed Database Systems. In G. Kecskemeti (Ed.), Applying Integration Techniques and Methods in Distributed Systems and Technologies (pp. 192-219). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-8295-3.ch008

Naik S. (2018) Ensuring Database and Location Transparency in Multiple Heterogeneous Distributed Databases. In: Patel Z., Gupta S. (eds) Future Internet Technologies and Trends. ICFITT 2017. Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, vol 220. Springer, Cham

S. Naik, "TIER: Table index evaluator and recommender — A proposed model to improve transaction performance in distributed heterogeneous database," 2017 International Conference on Soft Computing and its Engineering Applications (icSoftComp), Changa, 2017, pp. 1-8.
doi: 10.1109/ICSOFTCOMP.2017.8280085

Shah S., Naik S., Vachharajani V. (2016) Child Growth Mentor—A Proposed Model for Effective Use of Mobile Application for Better Growth of Child. In: Satapathy S., Joshi A., Modi N., Pathak N. (eds) Proceedings of International Conference on ICT for Sustainable Development. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 409. Springer, Singapore

Journal Papers/Articles :

S Naik, Parsing Set of Queries to Obtain Parse Matrix for Table Index Evaluator and Recommender, The IUP Journal of Information Technology, IUP Publications (A Division of the ICFAI Society), ISSN 0973-2896, Vol. XIV, No. 3, September 2018, pp 41-53

S Naik, S Khanna, Revisited Performance Issues in Concurrent Transaction Execution in Distributed Database Management System, International Journal of Current Engineering and Scientific Research, ISSN (PRINT): 2393-8374, (ONLINE): 2394-0697, Vol 2, Issue 4, March, 2015

S Naik, Managing Child-to-Parent (reverse) relationship instead of Parent-to-Child during execution of a transaction in Oracle, International Organization of Scientific Research - Journal of Engineering (IOSRJEN), ISSN: 2250-3021 Volume 2, Issue 7, July 2012

S Naik, Object-Oriented PL/SQL Programming: Creating Object Types and Methods in Oracle 10g, CSI Communication, ISSN 0970-647X, Volume No.37, Issue No. 2, May 2013, May 2013

S Naik, How to solve “floating point formats not linked” error which occurs in C or C++ program, CSI Communication ISSN 0970-647X, Volume  No. 36, Issue No. 1, April  2012

Papers Presented at Conferences :

S Naik, K. Gajjar, Applying ENgagement and Application Based Learning and Education (ENABLE) - A Student Centric Learning Pedagogy for Effective Learning of Database Management System, Sharing Teaching-Learning Experience Conference (STEC 2019), IIT (BHU) Varanasi, March 2019

S Naik, TIER : Table Index Evaluator and Recommender - A Proposed Model to Improve Transaction Performance in Distributed Heterogeneous Database, International Conference on Soft Computing and its Engineering Applications (icSoftComp 2017), CHARUSAT University, Changa, Anand, December 2017

S Naik, Ensuring Database and Location Transparency in Multiple Heterogeneous Distributed Databases, International Conference of Future Internet Technologies and Trends (ICFITT 2017), September 2017, Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT), Surat

  • Computer System Architecture (BCA)
  • System Analysis and Design (BCA, MCA) 
  • Database Management System (BCA, MCA)
  • Advanced Database Management System (BCA, iMCA)
  • Software Project Management (BCA)
  • Programming in C Language (BCA)
  • Introduction to Internet and HTML (BCA)
  • Introduction to Database Management System (BCA)
  • Database Management Tool (BCA)
  • Fundamentals of Computer Organization (MCA)
  • Introduction to Information Technology (iMCA)
  • Client Server Architecture using Visual Basic (MCA)
  • P.C. Software (MCA)
  • Software Engineering (BCA)
  • Distributed database (MCA)
  • Data Warehousing and Data Mining (MCA)
  • Database Administration (BCA, MCA)
  • Problem Solving and Programming Paradigm (iMCA)
  • Object-Relational Database Management System (BCA)
  • Information Management using Database (iMCA)
  • Information Management using Database - Ahmedabad University and CEPT Open Course (iMCA, BCom, BTech (Hons))
  • Advanced Database Management System through ENABLE pedagogy (iMCA)
  • Database Management System (BTech-ICT)
  • Computer Applications in Economics (MA-Economics)
  • Ocean Explorers : She Sells, Sea Shells (ISP Course)


Member of IEEE

Member of ACM SIGMOD


School of Computer Studies,
A.G. Campus,
Post Box No. 4206,
Navrangpura, Ahmedabad - 380 009,
Gujarat, India.


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