SQL: A Beginner's Guide, Fourth Edition

 
9780071842594: SQL: A Beginner's Guide, Fourth Edition

Essential SQL Skills Made Easy

Fully revised to cover the latest software versions, this easy-to-follow guide will get you started programming in SQL right away. Discover how to create database tables, access and modify data, work with triggers and transactions, build effective queries, and handle management and administrative functions. SQL: A Beginner's Guide, Fourth Edition offers clear instruction on each topic and is loaded with step-by-step examples. This practical book includes coverage of database security, SQL/XML, and new temporal data features.


Designed for Easy Learning:
· Key Skills & Concepts?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 how to apply your skills
· Notes?Extra information related to the topic being covered
· Tips?Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things
· Cautions?Errors and pitfalls to avoid
· Self-Tests?Chapter-ending quizzes to test your knowledge
· Annotated Syntax?Example code with commentary that describes the programming techniques being illustrated

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This fully revised, self-paced learning tool lays out all the necessary steps to quickly and easily start writing SQL programs Thoroughly updated to reflect the most recent ANSI/ISO standard, SQL: A Beginner's Guide, Fourth Edition will get you up-and-running with SQL programming right away. Clear tutorials, annotated code, and proven instructional tools guide you to easily performing queries and modifications, building databases, creating and reviewing embedded statements, troubleshooting system- and data-related problems, and much more. You will learn how to retrieve, insert, update, and delete database data, and perform management and administrative functions. The book also covers new features, including SQL/XML and the long-awaited temporal support. Code examples are provided throughout along with notes on using them with the latest RDBMS software versions such as MySQL 5.7, SQL Server 2014, and Oracle Database 12c. Platform-neutral coverage; all skills can be applied to any database product, and any SQL version Features hands-on exercises and self-tests that reinforce basic knowledge "Ask the Expert" sections throughout are filled with bonus information and useful tips

About the Author:

Andrew J. (Andy) Oppel has held a wide variety of information technology positions, including programmer, programmer/analyst, systems architect, and project manager. He is a Technical Trainer at GoodData Corporation, an instructor at University of California (Berkeley) Extension, and author of many instructional books, including SQL Demystified, Databases, A Beginner's Guide, and SQL: The Complete Reference, 3rd Edition.

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