SQL for Dummies

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SQL for Dummies




About This Book

Who Should Read This Book?

How This Book Is Organized

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Getting Started

Part I: Basic Concepts

Chapter 1: Relational Database Fundamentals

Chapter 2: SQL Fundamentals

Chapter 3: The Components of SQL

Part II: Using SQL to Build Databases

Chapter 4: Building and Maintaining a Simple Database Structure

Chapter 5: Building a Multitable Relational Database

Part III: Retrieving Data

Chapter 6: Manipulating Database Data

Chapter 7: Specifying Values

Chapter 8: Advanced SQL Value Expressions

Chapter 9: Zeroing In on the Data You Want

Chapter 10: Relational Operators

Chapter 11: Delving Deep with Nested Queries

Chapter 12: Recursive Queries

Chapter 13: Providing Database Security

Part IV: Controlling Operations

Chapter 14: Protecting Data

Chapter 15: Using SQL Within Applications

Part V: SQL in the Real World

Chapter 16: ODBC and JDBC

Chapter 17: SQL:2003 and XML

Part VI: Advanced Topics

Chapter 18: Cursors

Chapter 19: Persistent Stored Modules

Chapter 20: Error-Handling

Part VII: The Part of Tens

Chapter 21: Ten Common Mistakes

Chapter 22: Ten Retrieval Tips

Part VIII: Appendixes

Appendix A: SQL:2003 Reserved Words

Appendix B: Glossary


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