SQL The Complete Reference, 3rd Edition [NOOK Book]

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The Definitive Guide to SQL



Get comprehensive coverage of every aspect of SQL from three leading industry experts. Revised with coverage of the latest RDBMS software versions, this one-stop guide explains how to build, populate, and administer high-performance databases and develop robust SQL-based ...

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Overview

The Definitive Guide to SQL



Get comprehensive coverage of every aspect of SQL from three leading industry experts. Revised with coverage of the latest RDBMS software versions, this one-stop guide explains how to build, populate, and administer high-performance databases and develop robust SQL-based applications. 



SQL: The Complete Reference, Third Edition shows you how to work with SQL commands and statements, set up relational databases, load and modify database objects, perform powerful queries, tune performance, and implement reliable security policies. Learn how to employ DDL statements and APIs, integrate XML and Java scripts, use SQL objects, build web servers, handle remote access, and perform distributed transactions. Techniques for managing in-memory, stream, and embedded databases that run on today's mobile, handheld, and wireless devices are included in this in-depth volume.



  • Build SQL-based relational databases and applications


  • Create, load, and modify database objects using SQL


  • Construct and execute simple, multitable, and summary queries


  • Implement security measures with authentication, privileges, roles, and views


  • Handle database optimization, backup, recovery, and replication


  • Work with stored procedures, functions, extensions, triggers, and objects


  • Extend functionality using APIs, dynamic SQL, and embedded SQL


  • Explore advanced topics such as DBMS transactions, locking mechanisms, materialized views, and two-phase commit protocol


  • Understand the latest market trends and the future of SQL


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071592567
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 8/12/2009
  • Series: Complete Reference
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 912
  • File size: 23 MB
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Meet the Author

James R. Groff is senior vice president of business strategy at Oracle Corporation. He is a SQL expert whose SQL-oriented software company, TimesTen Performance Software, was acquired by Oracle in 2005.



Paul N. Weinberg is senior vice president of NetWeaver MDM at SAP. He is a SQL expert whose SQL-oriented software company, A2i, Inc., was acquired by SAP in 2004. Weinberg is the bestselling author, with James Groff, of the previous editions of this book.

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Table of Contents

Part I: An Overview of SQL

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. A Quick Tour of SQL

Chapter 3. SQL in Perspective

Chapter 4. Relational Databases

Part II: Retrieving Data

Chapter 5. SQL Basics

Chapter 6. Simple Queries

Chapter 7. Multitable Queries (Joins)

Chapter 8. Summary Queries

Chapter 9. Subqueries and Query Expressions

Part III: Updating Data

Chapter 10. Database Updates

Chapter 11. Data Integrity

Chapter 12. Transaction Processing

Part IV: Database Structure

Chapter 13. Creating a Database

Chapter 14. Views

Chapter 15. SQL Security

Chapter 16. The System Catalog

Part V: Programming with SQL

Chapter 17. Embedded SQL

Chapter 18. Dynamic SQL*

Chapter 19. SQL APIs

Part VI: SQL Today and Tomorrow

Chapter 20. Database Processing and Stored Procedural SQL

Chapter 21. SQL and Data Warehousing

Chapter 22. SQL and Application Servers

Chapter 23. SQL Networking and Distributed Databases

Chapter 24. SQL and Objects

Chapter 25. SQL and XML

Chapter 26. Specialty Databases

Chapter 27. The Future of SQL

Part VII: Appendixes

Appendix A. The Sample Database

Appendix B. DBMS Vendor Profiles

Appendix C. SQL Syntax Reference

Index
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