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Structured Query Language (SQL)
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A Primer on SQL
by Rahul Batra - dreamincode.net , 2012
This is a short e-book teaching the basics of SQL assuming no prior knowledge of it. While the examples and text use Ingres as the database management system, the code should work correctly on any SQL compliant database.
SQL Dialects Reference
- Wikibooks , 2010
This book is a compact comparative reference for several SQL language dialects. It lists particular common tasks and problems resolved in terms of several SQL server implementations. When possible, it tries to emphasize an universal solution.
Learn SQL The Hard Way
by Zed A. Shaw - LCodeTHW , 2011
This book will teach you the 80% of SQL you probably need to use it effectively, and will mix in concepts in data modeling at the same time. The book is written for people with no prior database, programming, or SQL knowledge.
Structured Query Language
- Wikibooks , 2011
Structured Query Language (SQL) is a widely-used query language for using database. This book provides a detailed description of SQL, its origins, its programming, and its uses. The book follows the specifications of the SQL:2008 ISO standard.
SQL Performance Explained
by Markus Winand , 2011
SQL performance problems are everywhere, everyday. This book is a free SQL tuning e-book for developers. It avoids unnecessary details about database internals but highlights the one topic that is most often neglected: proper indexing.
Developing Time-Oriented Database Applications in SQL
by Richard T. Snodgrass - Morgan Kaufmann , 1999
Richard Snodgrass and his colleagues have explored temporal data concepts over the last two decades. They now have a fairly complete solution to the problems. This book summarizes their work and presents it in a very accessible and useful way.
Structured Query Language - A Practical Introduction
by Akeel I. Din - NCC Blackwell , 1994
Introductory text for learning SQL, it shows you how to use the language with crystal-clear explanations and examples. For more advanced and vendor-specific topics (triggers, stored procs, etc.) you'll need to look at the vendor's documentation.
SQL for Web Nerds
by Philip Greenspun , 2007
Introduction to SQL: data modeling, simple queries, complex queries, transactions, triggers, views, style, PL/SQL and Java, trees, handling dates in Oracle, limits in Oracle, tuning, data warehousing, foreign and legacy data and normalization.
Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 24 Hours, 3rd Edition
by Ryan Stephens, Ron Plew - Sams , 2002
This book presents the key features of SQL in an easy to understand format with updated code examples. The material covers transactions, constructs, embedded databases, object-oriented programming, and MySQL, a very popular open source database.