With the abundance of fine database applications -- from Microsoft Access and Claris FileMaker Pro to products from Oracle, Sybase, and Informix -- SQL is more important than ever as the glue that holds disparate databases together. Now completely updated with the latest on SQL enhancements and SQL-compatible database software, SQL For Dummies®, 2nd Edition, is the practical, easy-to-understand reference for anyone wanting to get something done using Standard Query Language.
In SQL For Dummies, 2nd Edition, computer information systems expert Allen G. Taylor offers practical, how-to guidance on tables, views, schemas, and indexes that make data access easy. He also provides expert tips on relational databases, SQL commands and data types, and SQL components like Data Definition Language, Data Manipulation Language, and Data Control Language. From the fundamentals of database structure and design to coverage of specific SQL commands, SQL For Dummies, 2nd Edition, is a must-have reference for anyone with databases to manage and systems to integrate.
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