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Essential Database Skills--Made Easy

Learn standard database design and management techniques applicable to any type of database. Featuring clear examples using both Microsoft Access and Oracle, Databases: A Beginner's Guide begins by showing you how to use Structured Query Language (SQL) to create and access database objects. Then, you'll discover how to implement logical design using normalization, transform the logical design into a physical database, and handle data and process modeling. You'll also get details on database security, online analytical processing (OLAP), connecting databases to applications, and integrating XML and object content into databases.

Designed for Easy LearningKey Skills & Concepts--Chapter-opening lists of specific skills covered in the chapter Ask the Expert--Q&A sections filled with bonus information and helpful tips Try This--Hands-on exercises that show you how to apply your skillsNotes--Extra information related to the topic being coveredSelf Tests--Chapter-ending quizzes to test your knowledge

Book News Annotation:

This book examines all of the major database models, including hierarchical, network, relational, object-oriented, and object-relational models, with emphasis on the relational and object-relational models in the mainstream of the IT industry. A major theme is the transformation of requirements into a working data model, with special focus on a process called normalization, a technique for designing relational databases. Part I introduces basic database concepts and explains how to create and access objects within a database using SQL. Part II provides a foundation in database development, and Part III focuses on database implementation with emphasis on database security, OLAP, and integrating XML documents into the database. Examples in both Microsoft Access and Oracle use publicly available sample databases whenever possible. Other pedagogical features include exercises, multiple choice chapter tests, and b&w screen shots. The book is designed for those new to database technology, or for developers, managers, and administrators who need a refresher. Oppel teaches database technology courses. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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The easiest way to learn essential database skillsWritten by a database technology instructor and bestselling author, this book offers a proven, self-paced technique for learning how to design, implement, maintain, and use databases. You can follow clear examples and step-by-step instructions that cover the fundamental concepts and demonstrate how to effectively apply them.With a focus on proper database design, Databases: ABeginner's Guide provides an introduction to Structured Query Language (SQL) and Microsoft Access. The book covers key topics such as security, data warehouse and data mart design techniques, storing complex data such as XML documents, and connecting databases to applications.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071608466
Author:
Oppel, Andrew J.
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media
Author:
Oppel Andy
Subject:
Database Management - General
Subject:
Database design
Subject:
Database management
Subject:
System Administration - Storage & Retrieval
Edition Description:
McGraw-Hill
Series:
Beginner's Guide
Publication Date:
20090431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
478
Dimensions:
9.10x7.30x1.10 in. 1.76 lbs.

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Computers and Internet » Artificial Intelligence » General
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Computers and Internet » Networking » General
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"Synopsis" by , The easiest way to learn essential database skillsWritten by a database technology instructor and bestselling author, this book offers a proven, self-paced technique for learning how to design, implement, maintain, and use databases. You can follow clear examples and step-by-step instructions that cover the fundamental concepts and demonstrate how to effectively apply them.With a focus on proper database design, Databases: ABeginner's Guide provides an introduction to Structured Query Language (SQL) and Microsoft Access. The book covers key topics such as security, data warehouse and data mart design techniques, storing complex data such as XML documents, and connecting databases to applications.
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