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9780071592550

SQL The Complete Reference, 3rd Edition

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    9780071592550

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    0071592555

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-09-02
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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The Definitive Guide to SQLGet comprehensive coverage of every aspect of SQL from three leading industry experts. Revised with coverage of the latest RDBMS software versions, this one-stop guide explains how to build, populate, and administer high-performance databases and develop robust SQL-based applications. SQL: The Complete Reference, Third Edition shows you how to work with SQL commands and statements, set up relational databases, load and modify database objects, perform powerful queries, tune performance, and implement reliable security policies. Learn how to employ DDL statements and APIs, integrate XML and Java scripts, use SQL objects, build web servers, handle remote access, and perform distributed transactions. Techniques for managing in-memory, stream, and embedded databases that run on today's mobile, handheld, and wireless devices are included in this in-depth volume. Build SQL-based relational databases and applications Create, load, and modify database objects using SQL Construct and execute simple, multitable, and summary queries Implement security measures with authentication, privileges, roles, and views Handle database optimization, backup, recovery, and replication Work with stored procedures, functions, extensions, triggers, and objects Extend functionality using APIs, dynamic SQL, and embedded SQL Explore advanced topics such as DBMS transactions, locking mechanisms, materialized views, and two-phase commit protocol Understand the latest market trends and the future of SQL

Author Biography

James R. Groff is senior vice president of business strategy at Oracle Corporation. He is a SQL expert whose SQL-oriented software company, TimesTen Performance Software, was acquired by Oracle in 2005.

Paul N. Weinberg is senior vice president of NetWeaver MDM at SAP. He is a SQL expert whose SQL-oriented software company, A2i, Inc., was acquired by SAP in 2004. Weinberg is the bestselling author, with James Groff, of the previous editions of this book.

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Table of Contents

Part I: An Overview of SQL
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. A Quick Tour of SQL
Chapter 3. SQL in Perspective
Chapter 4. Relational Databases
Part II: Retrieving Data
Chapter 5. SQL Basics
Chapter 6. Simple Queries
Chapter 7. Multitable Queries (Joins)
Chapter 8. Summary Queries
Chapter 9. Subqueries and Query Expressions
Part III: Updating Data
Chapter 10. Database Updates
Chapter 11. Data Integrity
Chapter 12. Transaction Processing
Part IV: Database Structure
Chapter 13. Creating a Database
Chapter 14. Views
Chapter 15. SQL Security
Chapter 16. The System Catalog
Part V: Programming with SQL
Chapter 17. Embedded SQL
Chapter 18. Dynamic SQL*
Chapter 19. SQL APIs
Part VI: SQL Today and Tomorrow
Chapter 20. Database Processing and Stored Procedural SQL
Chapter 21. SQL and Data Warehousing
Chapter 22. SQL and Application Servers
Chapter 23. SQL Networking and Distributed Databases
Chapter 24. SQL and Objects
Chapter 25. SQL and XML
Chapter 26. Specialty Databases
Chapter 27. The Future of SQL
Part VII: Appendixes
Appendix A. The Sample Database
Appendix B. DBMS Vendor Profiles
Appendix C. SQL Syntax Reference
Index

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