Description - SQL by Michael J. Donahoo
Would the basics of SQL querying be useful to you, but you don't want to start at the very beginning? Do you wish you had an easy way to ramp up quickly to get a basic understanding of key features and capability? Then you need this book! Without a ton of conceptual information or general programming basics you already know, this book is a quick guide for computing professionals and programmers to learn the basics--and more--in an easily digestible way. + Provides tutorial-based instruction for the main features of SQL for programmers and other technical professionals in need of a brief but really good introduction to SQL. + The approach is vendor-neutral-so very adaptable and flexible-but the book's Web site includes information about DBMS-specific peculiarities. + The focus is on teaching concepts by walking through concrete examples and explanations, and self-review exercises are included at the end of each chapter. + Coverage is on the key features of the language that are required to understand SQL and begin using it effectively. + SQL 2003-compliant.
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(235mm x 191mm x mm)
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Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
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Author Biography - Michael J. Donahoo
Michael J. Donahoo teaches networking to undergraduate and graduate students at Baylor University, where he is an assistant professor. He received his Ph.D. in computer science from the Georgia Institute of Technology. His research interests are in large-scale information dissemination and management. Gregory D. Speegle is an associate professor at Baylor University where he has taught graduate and undergraduate database courses for 10 years. He received a B.S. degree from Baylor in 1984, and a Ph.D. from the University of Texas in 1990. He has been the graduate director since 1994. Dr. Speegle believes students should be comfortable using databases as part of routine programming. His area of research interest is multimedia databases.