Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 10 Minutes, Fourth EditionNew full-color code examples help you see how SQL statements are structuredWhether you're an application developer, database administrator, web application designer, mobile app developer, or Microsoft Office users, a good working knowledge of SQL is an important part of interacting with databases. And Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 10 Minutes offers the straightforward, practical answers you need to help you do your job.
Expert trainer and popular author Ben Forta teaches you just the parts of SQL you need to know-starting with simple data retrieval and quickly going on to more complex topics including the use of joins, subqueries, stored procedures, cursors, triggers, and table constraints.
You'll learn methodically, systematically, and simply-in 22 short, quick lessons that will each take only 10 minutes or less to complete. With the Fourth Edition of this worldwide bestseller, the book has been thoroughly updated, expanded, and improved.
Lessons now cover the latest versions of IBM DB2, Microsoft Access, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, SQLite, MariaDB, and Apache Open Office Base. And new full-color SQL code listings help the beginner clearly see the elements and structure of the language.10 minutes is all you need to learn how to... Use the major SQL statements Construct complex SQL statements using multiple clauses and operators Retrieve, sort, and format database contents Pinpoint the data you need using a variety of filtering techniques Use aggregate functions to summarize data Join two or more related tables Insert, update, and delete data Create and alter database tables Work with views, stored procedures, and moreTable of Contents1 Understanding SQL2 Retrieving Data3 Sorting Retrieved Data4 Filtering Data5 Advanced Data Filtering6 Using Wildcard Filtering7 Creating Calculated Fields8 Using Data Manipulation Functions9 Summarizing Data10 Grouping Data11 Working with Subqueries12 Joining Tables13 Creating Advanced Joins14 Combining Queries15 Inserting Data16 Updating and Deleting Data17 Creating and Manipulating Tables18 Using Views19 Working with Stored Procedures20 Managing Transaction Processing21 Using Cursors22 Understanding Advanced SQL FeaturesAppendix A: Sample Table ScriptsAppendix B: Working in Popular ApplicationsAppendix C : SQL Statement SyntaxAppendix D: Using SQL DatatypesAppendix E: SQL Reserved Words
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 288 pages
- Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
- Publication Date: 25/10/2012
- Category: Database programming
- ISBN: 9780672336072