Databases DeMYSTiFieD, 2nd Edition

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-12-01
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Learning DATABASE fundamentals just got a whole lot EASIER!

Now you can design, build, and manage a fully functional database with ease. Thoroughly updated to cover the latest technologies and techniques, Databases Demystified, Second Edition gives you the hands on help you need to get started.

Written in a step by step format, this practical guide covers methods that can be used with any database, including Microsoft Access, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, and Oracle. You'll learn about relational database components, database queries, SQL, the database life cycle, logical database design using normalization, and physical database design. Data and process modeling, database security, Online Analytical Processing (OLAP), and XML are also covered. Detailed examples and concise explanations make it easy to understand the material, and end of chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce learning.

It's a no-brainer! You'll find out how to:

-Create and run database queries using the forms based query tool in Microsoft Access

-Write SQL statements and queries

-Use entity relationship diagrams (ERDs) for data modeling

-Design physical tables

-Connect databases to users, computer systems, and applications

-Secure database data

-Handle cursor processing, transaction management, and performance tuning

-Integrate XML documents and objects into databases

Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Databases Demystified, Second Edition is your self-paced guide to learning universal database concepts.

Table of Contents

Database Fundamentals
Exploring Relational Database Components
Forms-Based Database Queries
Introduction to SQL
The Database Life Cycle
Logical Database Design Using Normalization
Data and Process Modeling
Physical Database Design
Connecting Databases to the Outside World
Database Security
Database Implementation
Databases for Online Analytical Processing
Integrating XML Documents and Objects into Databases
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Wonderful Book! July 5, 2011
The information is clear and accurate, you can plow through the textbook relatively quickly, and the concepts are presented very clearly. Thoroughly updated to cover the latest technologies and techniques, Databases Demystified, Second Edition gives you the hands-on help you need to get started. The author is talented and is skilled in the art of instruction. I would recommend the textbook to anyone, whether they are just starting out as a DBA or have been doing databases for some time. I have rented this rental textbook from ecampus; it delivered in the estimated time and in a great condition.
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