Understanding the New SQL: A Complete Guide / Edition 1

Understanding the New SQL: A Complete Guide / Edition 1

by Jim Melton, Alan R. Simon
     
 

ISBN-10: 1558602453

ISBN-13: 9781558602458

Pub. Date: 10/15/1992

Publisher: Elsevier Science

An effective introduction to SQL, and a comprehensive reference for years to come. As the editor of the 1992 standard, Jim Melton is an authority on the language and its new features. Using a highly readable, conversational style, he and Alan Simon clearly present the power of SQL. They describe practical methods of using SQL to solve problems, advanced SQL query

Overview

An effective introduction to SQL, and a comprehensive reference for years to come. As the editor of the 1992 standard, Jim Melton is an authority on the language and its new features. Using a highly readable, conversational style, he and Alan Simon clearly present the power of SQL. They describe practical methods of using SQL to solve problems, advanced SQL query expressions, dynamic SQL, transaction models, and database design.

• A tutorial on basic relational database concepts.

• A clear explanation of the differences between SQL-89 and SQL-92.

• A retail video and music store as an example that develops with the SQL presentation.

• Coverage of international character sets.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558602458
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
10/15/1992
Series:
Morgan Kaufmann Series in Data Management Systems Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
536
Product dimensions:
1.15(w) x 7.50(h) x 9.25(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction to SQL-92
2 Getting Started with SQL-92
3 Basic Table Creation and Data Manipulation
4 Basic Data Definition Language (DDL)
5 Values, Basic Functions, and Expressions
6 Advanced Value Expressions: CASE, CAST, and Row Value Expressions
7 Predicates
8 Working with Multiple Tables: The Relational Operators
9 Advanced SQL Query Expressions
10 Constraints, Assertions, and Referential Integrity
11 Accessing SQL from the Real World
12 Cursors
13 Privileges, Users, and Security
14 Transaction Management
15 Connections and Remote Database Access
16 DYNAMIC SQL
17 Diagnostics and Error Management
18 Internationalization Aspects of SQL-92
19 Information Schema
20 A Look to the Future
A Designing SQL-92 Databases
B A Complete SQL-92 Example
C The SQL-92 Annexes: Differences, Implementation-Defined and Implementation-Dependent Features, Deprecated Features, and Leveling
D Relevant Standards Bodies
E Status Codes
F The SQL Standardization Process
G The Complete SQL-92 Language

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