Joe Celko's SQL Puzzles and Answers, Second Edition (The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Data Management Systems)

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9780123735966: Joe Celko's SQL Puzzles and Answers, Second Edition (The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Data Management Systems)

In this complete revision and expansion of his first "SQL Puzzles book", Joe Celko challenges you with his trickiest puzzles - and then helps solve them with a variety of solutions and explanations. Joe demonstrates the thought processes that are involved in attacking a problem from an SQL perspective to help advanced database programmers solve the puzzles you frequently face. These techniques not only help with the puzzle at hand, but help develop the mindset needed to solve the many difficult SQL puzzles you face every day. Of course, part of the fun is to see whether or not you can write better solutions than Joe's. This book presents a great collection of tricky SQL puzzles with a variety of solutions and explanations. It uses the proven format of puzzles and solutions to provide a user-friendly, practical look into SQL programming problems - many of which will help users solve their own problems. New edition features: Many new puzzles added; Dozens of new solutions to puzzles, and using features in SQL-99; Code is edited to conform to SQL STYLE rules; New chapter on temporal query puzzles; and, New chapter on common misconceptions about SQL and RDBMS that leads to problems.

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"This little collection of puzzles is something to bash your head against while awaiting your SQL epiphany." - Joe Celko

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Joe Celko served 10 years on ANSI/ISO SQL Standards Committee and contributed to the SQL-89 and SQL-92 Standards. Mr. Celko is author a series of books on SQL and RDBMS for Elsevier/MKP. He is an independent consultant based in Austin, Texas. He has written over 1200 columns in the computer trade and academic press, mostly dealing with data and databases.

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