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SQL The Complete Reference by James R. Groff, Paul N. Weinberg, Andy Oppel


SQL The Complete Reference by James R. Groff, Paul N. Weinberg, Andy Oppel

The Definitive Guide to SQLGet comprehensive coverage of every aspect of SQL from three leading industry experts. Revised with coverage of the latest RDBMS software versions, this one-stop guide explains how to build, populate, and administer high-performance databases and develop robust SQL-based applications. SQL: The Complete Reference, Third Edition shows you how to work with SQL commands and statements, set up relational databases, load and modify database objects, perform powerful queries, tune performance, and implement reliable security policies. Learn how to employ DDL statements and APIs, integrate XML and Java scripts, use SQL objects, build web servers, handle remote access, and perform distributed transactions. Techniques for managing in-memory, stream, and embedded databases that run on today's mobile, handheld, and wireless devices are included in this in-depth volume.Build SQL-based relational databases and applicationsCreate, load, and modify database objects using SQLConstruct and execute simple, multitable, and summary queriesImplement security measures with authentication, privileges, roles, and viewsHandle database optimization, backup, recovery, and replicationWork with stored procedures, functions, extensions, triggers, and objectsExtend functionality using APIs, dynamic SQL, and embedded SQLExplore advanced topics such as DBMS transactions, locking mechanisms, materialized views, and two-phase commit protocol Understand the latest market trends and the future of SQL

About the Author

James R. Groff is senior vice president of business strategy at Oracle Corporation. He is a SQL expert whose SQL-oriented software company, TimesTen Performance Software, was acquired by Oracle in 2005.Paul N. Weinberg is senior vice president of NetWeaver MDM at SAP. He is a SQL expert whose SQL-oriented software company, A2i, Inc., was acquired by SAP in 2004. Weinberg is the bestselling author, with James Groff, of the previous editions of this book.

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Publication date

1st September 2009


James R. Groff, Paul N. Weinberg, Andy Oppel

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Osborne/McGraw-Hill an imprint of McGraw-Hill Education - Europe


912 pages


SQL Server / MS SQL



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