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Publisher Comments:

"A valuable resource for our global customer base and an amazing jumpstart for users that are new to Advantage Database Server." --Charles Jepson, Extended Systems CEO and President

Finally! The official guide to Advantage Database Server has arrived to help you easily develop and deploy client/server applications. Manage large quantities of data and access that data in a multiuser environment with unbelievable speed. Learn how ADS gives you unparalleled reliability and data integrity with little or no database administration. Take advantage of features such as referential integrity, transaction processing, triggers, full text search, and much more. Technically reviewed by the Extended Systems Advantage Database Server R&D team, this one-of-a-kind resource will help you build and deploy reliable, scalable, relational database applications.

  • Easily create robust, high-performance, client/server applications
  • Leverage ADS's support for both set-based SQL and index-based navigation
  • Enjoy nearly maintenance-free administration using self-tuning features
  • Get the speed and reliability of a transaction-based remote database server without the complexity
  • Support Windows NT/2000/2003, Linux, NetWare, and Windows 98/ME operating systems
  • Replace the deprecated Borland Database Engine with practically no modifications
  • Use virtually any development environment, including C# .NET, C#Builder, Visual C++, C++Builder, Delphi, Delphi for .NET, Java, JBuilder, Kylix, PHP, Perl, Visual Basic, and Visual Basic .NET

CD-ROM contains a single-user version of ADS and Advantage clients for all development environments--plus tools, utilities, and code samples

About the Authors:

Cary Jensen, Ph.D., is President of Jensen Data Systems, Inc., a Houston-based company that provides training, consulting, and support. He is the best-selling co-author of nineteen books, and is a Web and magazine columnist. He is one of the world's leading authorities on database development, and presents award-winning training seminars in North America and Europe.

Loy Anderson, Ph.D., is Vice President of Jensen Data Systems, Inc., and best-selling, award-winning co-author of nineteen books. She has served as coordinating editor on three books, and manages development seminars.

Synopsis:

With the launch of ADS 7.0, the authors can now satisfy the needs of this growing community with an official guide on ADS.

Synopsis:

The accompanying CD-ROM to this guide contains a trial version of the Advantage Database Server, as well as all of the database connectivity drivers, database management tools (in particular, the Advantage Data Architect), and configuration tools.

Synopsis:

This technically reviewed and ADS-endorsed resource delivers to-the-point information on using ADS to build outstanding databases with unparalleled stability, scalability, and performance. Learn to deploy Advantage-enabled applications as stand-alone, peer-to-peer, client/server, and Internet applications with just one set of source code. Plus—CD-ROM contains a trial version of ADS, as well as all of the current database connectivity drivers, database management tools, and configuration tools.

Synopsis:

Why to BuyDevelopers working with ADS have been asking for a book for more than two years. With the launch of ADS 7.0, we can satisfy the needs of this growing community with an Official Guide on ADS.

About the Author

Cary Jensen is an award-winning author of 17 bestsellers, including Oracle Press' Oracle Jbuilder. He is a contributing editor for Delphi Informant Magazine and speaks throughout the United States and Europe on Borland tools.Loy Anderson is an event coordinator for the 1999-2000 Borland Developer Days as well as the author of several bestsellers.

Table of Contents

Part I: ADS and the Advantage Data Architect

1: Introduction to Advantage Database Server

2: Creating Tables

3: Defining Indexes

4: Understanding and Using Data Dictionaries

5: Defining Constraints and Referential Integrity

6: Working with Views

7: Creating Advantage Extended Procedures (AEPs)

8: Defining Triggers

Part II: Using Advantage SQL

9: Introduction to Using Advantage SQL

10: Using SQL to Perform Common Database Operations

11: Using SQL to Access Metadata and Managed Data Dictionaries

Part III: Accessing ADS Data

12: Using ADS from Delphi

13: Using ADS from Java

14: Using ADS from Visual Basic and ADO

15: Using the Advantage .NET Data Provider

16: Using ADS with ODBC, PHP, and DBI/Perl

Part IV: Appendixes

A: ADS Installation and Other Setup Issues

B: Installing the Code Samples

C: Book Web Support Site

Product Details

ISBN:
9780072230840
Subtitle:
The Official Guide
Author:
Jensen, Cary
Author:
Anderson, Loy
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Osborne Media McGraw-Hill Osborne Media
Subject:
Database Management - General
Subject:
Database management
Subject:
Computer programs
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Series:
One-Off
Publication Date:
20031030
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
468
Dimensions:
9.16x7.40x1.10 in. 1.87 lbs.

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Database » Applications
Computers and Internet » Database » Design
Computers and Internet » Software Engineering » Software Management

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"Synopsis" by , With the launch of ADS 7.0, the authors can now satisfy the needs of this growing community with an official guide on ADS.
"Synopsis" by , The accompanying CD-ROM to this guide contains a trial version of the Advantage Database Server, as well as all of the database connectivity drivers, database management tools (in particular, the Advantage Data Architect), and configuration tools.
"Synopsis" by , This technically reviewed and ADS-endorsed resource delivers to-the-point information on using ADS to build outstanding databases with unparalleled stability, scalability, and performance. Learn to deploy Advantage-enabled applications as stand-alone, peer-to-peer, client/server, and Internet applications with just one set of source code. Plus—CD-ROM contains a trial version of ADS, as well as all of the current database connectivity drivers, database management tools, and configuration tools.
"Synopsis" by , Why to BuyDevelopers working with ADS have been asking for a book for more than two years. With the launch of ADS 7.0, we can satisfy the needs of this growing community with an Official Guide on ADS.
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