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SQL Bible

SQL Bible

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by Alex Kriegel, Boris M. Trukhnov
     
 

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Combining theory with everyday practicality, this definitive volume is packed with the up-to-date information, new features, and explanations you need to get the very most out of SQL and its latest standard. The book is unique in that every chapter highlights how the new SQL standard applies to the three major databases, Oracle 11g, IBM DB2 9.5, and Microsoft SQL

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Combining theory with everyday practicality, this definitive volume is packed with the up-to-date information, new features, and explanations you need to get the very most out of SQL and its latest standard. The book is unique in that every chapter highlights how the new SQL standard applies to the three major databases, Oracle 11g, IBM DB2 9.5, and Microsoft SQL Server 2008. The result is a comprehensive, useful, and real-world reference for all SQL users, from beginners to experienced developers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470229064
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/07/2008
Series:
Bible Series, #742
Pages:
888
Product dimensions:
9.34(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.82(d)

Meet the Author

Alex Kriegel, PMP, MCSD/MCTS, works as a Systems Architect for the State of Oregon; prior to this he worked for Pope and Talbot, Inc., Psion Teklogix International, Inc., and for Belorussian Academy of Sciences. He received his MSc. in Physics of Metals from Belarus State Polytechnic Institute in 1988, discovered PC programming and relational databases in 1992, and has never looked back since. Alex is certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute, and also holds various Microsoft certifications. He is also the author of Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Weekend Crash Course (Wiley, 2001), SQL Functions (Wrox, 2005), and co-author of Introduction to Database Management (Wiley, 2007), and the first edition of this book.

Boris M. Trukhnov, OCP, has been working as Senior Technical Analyst/Oracle DBA for Pope & Talbot, Inc., in Portland, Oregon, since 1998. His previous job titles include Senior Programmer Analyst, Senior Software Developer, and Senior Operations Analyst. He has been working with SQL and relational databases since 1994. Boris holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota. He is a co-author of Introduction to Database Management (Wiley, 2007).

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I was hired to help migrate SQL Server based system to ORACLE (knowing very little about either of them; can't afford to be picky nowadays.) This book saved me time browsing through tons of vendors documentation, and ultimately - my bacon.