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Learning SQL
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Oreilly & Associates Inc
Publication date April 1, 2009
Pages 320
Binding Paperback
Edition 2
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780596520830
ISBN-10 0596520832
Dimensions 0.75 by 7 by 9.25 in.
Original list price $39.99
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description:

Updated for the latest database management systems -- including MySQL 6.0, Oracle 11g, and Microsoft's SQL Server 2008 -- this introductory guide will get you up and running with SQL quickly. Whether you need to write database applications, perform administrative tasks, or generate reports, Learning SQL, Second Edition, will help you easily master all the SQL fundamentals.

Each chapter presents a self-contained lesson on a key SQL concept or technique, with numerous illustrations and annotated examples. Exercises at the end of each chapter let you practice the skills you learn. With this book, you will:

  • Move quickly through SQL basics and learn several advanced features
  • Use SQL data statements to generate, manipulate, and retrieve data
  • Create database objects, such as tables, indexes, and constraints, using SQL schema statements
  • Learn how data sets interact with queries, and understand the importance of subqueries
  • Convert and manipulate data with SQL's built-in functions, and use conditional logic in data statements

Knowledge of SQL is a must for interacting with data. With Learning SQL, you'll quickly learn how to put the power and flexibility of this language to work.

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2 edition from Oreilly & Associates Inc (April 1, 2009)
9780596520830 | details & prices | 320 pages | 7.00 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $39.99
About: Updated for the latest database management systems -- including MySQL 6.
1 edition from Oreilly & Associates Inc (August 30, 2006)
9781600330520 | details & prices | 400 pages | List price $34.95
About: SQL (Structured Query Language) is a standard programming language for generating, manipulating, and retrieving information from a relational database.
from Oreilly & Associates Inc (August 31, 2005)
9780596007270 | details & prices | 289 pages | 7.00 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $34.95
About: A guide to SQL covers such topics as creating a database, filtering, querying, sets, data generation, grouping, and conditional logic.

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