The TSQL2 Temporal Query Language

The TSQL2 Temporal Query Language

by Richard T. Snodgrass (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461359661
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 10/13/2012
Series: The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science , #330
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1995
Pages: 674
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.06(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures. List of Tables. Preface. Part I: Overview. 1. Rationale for a Temporal Extension to SQL. 2. Introduction to TSQL2. 3. TSQL2 Tutorial. 4. A Second Example. Part II: Language Design. 5. The Baseline Clock. 6. The Data Model for Time. 7. Supporting Multiple Calendars. 8. Temporal Data Types. 9. The Surrogate Data Type. 10. The TSQL2 Data Model. 11. Schema Specification. 12. The From Clause. 13. Valid-Time Selection and Projection. 14. Modification. 15. Cursors. 16. Event Tables. 17. Transaction Time Support. 18. Temporal Indeterminacy. 19. Temporal Granularity. 20. 'Now'. 21. Aggregates. 22. Schema Versioning. 23. Vacuuming. Part III: Implementation Issues. 24. An Architectural Framework. 25. A Timestamp Representation. 26. SQL-92 Compatibility Issues. 27. An Algebra for TSQL2. Part IV: Language Specification. 28. Language Syntax. 29. Section 5 Lexical Elements. 30. Section 6 Scalar Expressions. 31. Section 7 Query Expressions. 32. Section 8 Predicates. 33. Section 10 Additional Common Elements. 34. Section 11 Schema Definition and Manipulation. 35. Section 12 Module. 36. Section 13 Data Manipulation. 37. Section 21 Information Schema and Definition Schema. 38. Section 22 Status Codes. References. Author Index. Syntax Index. Subject Index.

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