Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 24 Hours

Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 24 Hours

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Explains how to use SQL to manage users and security; summarize, sort, and restructure data; and interact with relational database management systems.

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In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you’ll learn how to use SQL to build effective databases, efficiently retrieve your data, and manage everything from performance to security! Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll learn hands-on through practical examples. Each lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a strong real-world foundation for success. The authors guide you from the absolute basics to advanced techniques—including views, transactions, Web data publishing, and even powerful SQL extensions for Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server!

Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common SQL tasks.

Quizzes and Exercises at the end of each chapter help you test your knowledge.

By the Way notes present interesting information related to the discussion.

Did You Know? tips offer advice or show you easier ways to perform tasks.

Watch Out! cautions alert you to possible problems and give you advice on how to avoid them.

Learn how to…

  • Understand what SQL is, how it works, and what it does
  • Define efficient database structures and objects
  • “Normalize” raw databases into logically organized tables
  • Edit relational data and tables with DML
  • Manage database transactions
  • Write effective, well-performing queries
  • Categorize, summarize, sort, group, and restructure data
  • Work with dates and times
  • Join tables in queries, use subqueries, and combine multiple queries
  • Master powerful query optimization techniques
  • Administer databases and manage users
  • Implement effective database security
  • Use views, synonyms, and the system catalog
  • Extend SQL to the enterprise and Internet
  • Master important Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server extensions to ANSI SQL


Book News
This self teaching guide to the industry standard Structured Query Language (SQL) for accessing and working with relational databases provides step-by-step instructions for performing basic and intermediate tasks with many commercial and open source, standards compliant database systems. The volume covers building databases, writing effective results driven queries, advanced queries, performance tuning, and managing database users and security with SQL. Also included is a chapter on advanced topics as well as several appendices containing an index of common commands, exercises, and code samples for example projects. Stephens and Plew are partners at a database consulting firm and Jones is a custom database builder. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Indianapolis, Ind. : Sams Pub., c2011
Edition: 5th ed
ISBN: 9780672335419
0672335417
Characteristics: xii, 473 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Plew, Ronald R.
Jones, Arie

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