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Overview

Essential Database Skills—Made Easy!

Learn standard database design and management techniques applicable to any type of database. Featuring clear examples using both Microsoft Access and Oracle, Databases: A Beginner's Guide begins by showing you how to use Structured Query Language (SQL) to create and access database objects. Then, you'll discover how to implement logical design using normalization, transform the logical design into a physical database, and handle data and process modeling. You'll also get details on database security, online analytical processing (OLAP), connecting databases to applications, and integrating XML and object content into databases.

Designed for Easy Learning

  • Key Skills & Concepts—Chapter-opening lists of specific skills covered in the chapter
  • Ask the Expert—Q&A sections filled with bonus information and helpful tips
  • Try This—Hands-on exercises that show you how to apply your skills
  • Notes—Extra information related to the topic being covered
  • Self Tests—Chapter-ending quizzes to test your knowledge
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071608466
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/23/2009
  • Series: Beginner's Guide Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 496
  • Sales rank: 797,273
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Andy Oppel has taught database technology for the University of California for more than 20 years. He is the author of Databases Demystified and SQL Demystified, and the co-author of SQL: A Beginner’s Guide, Third Edition.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Part I: Database Concepts
Chapter 1. Database Fundamentals
Chapter 2. Exploring Relational Database Components
Chapter 3. Form-based Database Queries
Chapter 4. Introduction to SQL
Part II: Database Development
Chapter 5. The Database Life Cycle
Chapter 6. Database Design Using Normalization
Chapter 7. Data and Process Modeling
Chapter 8. Physical Database Design
Part III: Database Implementation
Chapter 9. Connecting Databases to the Outside World
Chapter 10. Database Security
Chapter 11. Deploying Databases
Chapter 12. Databases for Online Analytical Processing
Chapter 13. Integrating XML Documents and Objects into Databases
Part IV: Appendices
Appendix A. Answers to Self Tests
Appendix B. Solutions to the Try This Exercises
Index

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