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Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 24 Hours


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This is the eBook version of the printed book.

In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, you will learn professional techniques to design and build efficient databases and query them to extract useful information. Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson builds on the previous one, allowing you to learn the essentials of ANSI SQL from the ground up.

Example code demonstrates the authors' professional techniques, while exercises written for MySQL offer the reader hands-on learning with an open-source database. Included are advanced techniques for using views, managing transactions, database administration, and extending SQL.

Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common SQL tasks.

Q&As, Quizzes, and Exercises at the end of each chapter help you test your knowledge.

Notes and Tips point out shortcuts and solutions.

New terms are clearly defined and explained.

Learn how to...

  • Use SQL-2003, the latest standard for the Structured Query Language
  • Design and deploy efficient, secure databases
  • Build advanced queries for information retrieval
  • Sort, group, and summarize information for best presentation
  • Tune databases and queries for maximum performance
  • Understand database administration and security techniques

For more than ten years the authors have studied, applied, and documented the SQL standard and its application to critical database systems.

Ryan Stephens and Ron Plew are entrepreneurs, speakers, and cofounders of Perpetual Technologies, Inc. (PTI), a fast-growing IT management and consulting firm which specializes in database technologies. They taught database courses for Indiana University--Purdue University in Indianapolis for five years and have authored more than a dozen books on Oracle, SQL, database design, and the high availability of critical systems.

Arie D. Jones is Senior SQL Server database administrator and analyst for PTI. He is a regular speaker at technical events and has authored several books and articles.

Category: Database

Covers: ANSI SQL

User Level: Beginning--Intermediate

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$34.99 USA / $ 37.99 CAN / 24.99 Net UK


Explains how to use SQL to manage users and security; summarize, sort, and restructure data; and interact with relational database management systems.

Product Details

Computers : Programming Languages - SQL
D. Jones, Arie
Jones, Arie
Stephens, Ryan
Plew, Ron
Computers : Database Management - General
Publication Date:
May 2008

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Computer Languages » SQL
Computers and Internet » Database » Design
Computers and Internet » Software Engineering » Programming and Languages
Computers and Internet » Software Engineering » Software Management

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