Discovering SQL: A Hands-On Guide for Beginners
John Wiley & Sons, 2011 M03 31 - 480 pages
Teaching the SQL skills that businesses demand when hiring programmers
If you're a SQL beginner, you don't just want to learn SQL basics, you also want to get some practical SQL skills you can use in the job market. This book gives you both. Covering the basics through intermediate topics with clear explanations, hands-on exercises, and helpful solutions, this book is the perfect introduction to SQL. Topics include both the current SQL:2008 standards, the upcoming SQL:2011 standards, and also how to use SQL against current releases of the most popular commercial SQL databases, such as Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL.
Learn how to write effective, efficient SQL code with Discovering SQL: A Hands-On Guide for Beginners.
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DROWNING IN DATA DYING
BREAKING AND ENTERING
Its a Bird Its a Plane Its a NULL
Populating a Table with Different Data Types
A THING YOU CAN RELATE TO DESIGNING
Normal? Basics of Relational Database Design
YOU BROKE IT YOU FIX IT COMBINING DATA SETS
WHAT ELSE IS THERE AND WHY?
WORKING WITH UNSTRUCTURED
NOT BY SQL ALONE
INSTALLING THE LIBRARY DATABASE
OVERCOMING THE LIMITATIONS OF SQL
GROUPING AND AGGREGATION
WHEN ONE IS NOT ENOUGH
INSTALLING RDBMSS SOFTWARE