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SQL Demystified / Edition 1 available in Paperback
There’s no easier, faster, or more practical way to learn the really tough subjects
SQL Demystified explains how to use SQL (Structured Query Language)the ubiquitous programming language for databases. Readers will learn to create database objects, add and retrieve data from a database, and modify existing data. This self-teaching guide comes complete with key points, background information, quizzes at the end of each chapter, and even a final exam. Simple enough for beginners but challenging enough for advanced students, this is a lively and entertaining brush-up, introductory text, or classroom supplement.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Relational Database ConceptsChapter 2: SQL ConceptsChapter 3: Defining Database Objects Using SQLChapter 4: Retrieving Data Using Data Query Language (DQL)Chapter 5: Combining Data From Multiple TablesChapter 6: Advanced Query WritingChapter 7: Maintaining Data Using DMLChapter 8: Applying Security Controls Using Data DCLChapter 9: Preserving Database Integrity Using TransactionsChapter 10: Integrating SQL into ApplicationsChapter 11: SQL Performance Tuning Considerations
ANSWERS TO QUIZZES AND FINAL EXAM