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Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 21 Days

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ISBN-10: 0672311100

ISBN-13: 9780672311109

Edition: 2nd 1997

Authors: Jeff Perkins

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Starting with a history lesson the book explains common database concepts, enabling the reader to retrieve data from a RDBMS in a week. The SQL functions are covered so that quickly, the reader can query the database without recourse to 'wizards'.
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Book details

List price: $39.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Sams
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 596
Size: 7.32" wide x 9.06" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.266
Language: English

Perkins is a Senior Software Engineer for the TYBRIN Corporation, where he frequently works on contract with the NASA facilities in Huntsville, AL.

Introduction to SQL
Introduction to the Query: The SELECT Statement
Expressions, Conditions, and Operators
Functions: Molding the Data You Retrieve
Clauses in SQL
Joining Tables
Subqueries: The Embedded SELECT Statement
Manipulating Data
Creating and Maintaining Tables
Creating Views and Indexes
Controlling Transactions
Database Security
Advanced SQL Topics
Dynamic Uses of SQL
Streamlining SQL Statements for Improved Performance
Using Views to Retrieve Useful Information from the Data Dictionary
Using SQL to Generate SQL Statements
PL/SQL: An Introduction
Transact-SQL: An Introduction
Common SQL Mistakes/Errors and Resolutions
Glossary of Common SQL Statements
Source Code Listings for the C++ Program Used on Day 14
Source Code Listings for the Delphi Program Used on Day 14
F: Answers to Quizzes and Exercises