Getting Started with SQL

Author: Thomas Nield
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1491938560
Format: PDF
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Businesses are gathering data today at exponential rates and yet few people know how to access it meaningfully. If you’re a business or IT professional, this short hands-on guide teaches you how to pull and transform data with SQL in significant ways. You will quickly master the fundamentals of SQL and learn how to create your own databases. Author Thomas Nield provides exercises throughout the book to help you practice your newfound SQL skills at home, without having to use a database server environment. Not only will you learn how to use key SQL statements to find and manipulate your data, but you’ll also discover how to efficiently design and manage databases to meet your needs. You’ll also learn how to: Explore relational databases, including lightweight and centralized models Use SQLite and SQLiteStudio to create lightweight databases in minutes Query and transform data in meaningful ways by using SELECT, WHERE, GROUP BY, and ORDER BY Join tables to get a more complete view of your business data Build your own tables and centralized databases by using normalized design principles Manage data by learning how to INSERT, DELETE, and UPDATE records

Getting Started with SQL

Author: Thomas Nield
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
ISBN: 9781491938614
Format: PDF
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Businesses are gathering data today at exponential rates and yet few people know how to access it meaningfully. If you’re a business or IT professional, this short hands-on guide teaches you how to pull and transform data with SQL in significant ways. You will quickly master the fundamentals of SQL and learn how to create your own databases. Author Thomas Nield provides exercises throughout the book to help you practice your newfound SQL skills at home, without having to use a database server environment. Not only will you learn how to use key SQL statements to find and manipulate your data, but you’ll also discover how to efficiently design and manage databases to meet your needs. You’ll also learn how to: Explore relational databases, including lightweight and centralized models Use SQLite and SQLiteStudio to create lightweight databases in minutes Query and transform data in meaningful ways by using SELECT, WHERE, GROUP BY, and ORDER BY Join tables to get a more complete view of your business data Build your own tables and centralized databases by using normalized design principles Manage data by learning how to INSERT, DELETE, and UPDATE records

Learning SQL

Author: Alan Beaulieu
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 059655558X
Format: PDF, Docs
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Updated for the latest database management systems -- including MySQL 6.0, Oracle 11g, and Microsoft's SQL Server 2008 -- this introductory guide will get you up and running with SQL quickly. Whether you need to write database applications, perform administrative tasks, or generate reports, Learning SQL, Second Edition, will help you easily master all the SQL fundamentals. Each chapter presents a self-contained lesson on a key SQL concept or technique, with numerous illustrations and annotated examples. Exercises at the end of each chapter let you practice the skills you learn. With this book, you will: Move quickly through SQL basics and learn several advanced features Use SQL data statements to generate, manipulate, and retrieve data Create database objects, such as tables, indexes, and constraints, using SQL schema statements Learn how data sets interact with queries, and understand the importance of subqueries Convert and manipulate data with SQL's built-in functions, and use conditional logic in data statements Knowledge of SQL is a must for interacting with data. With Learning SQL, you'll quickly learn how to put the power and flexibility of this language to work.

The Definitive Guide to SQLite

Author: Grant Allen
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 1430232269
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Outside of the world of enterprise computing, there is one database that enables a huge range of software and hardware to flex relational database capabilities, without the baggage and cost of traditional database management systems. That database is SQLite—an embeddable database with an amazingly small footprint, yet able to handle databases of enormous size. SQLite comes equipped with an array of powerful features available through a host of programming and development environments. It is supported by languages such as C, Java, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, TCL, and more. The Definitive Guide to SQLite, Second Edition is devoted to complete coverage of the latest version of this powerful database. It offers a thorough overview of SQLite’s capabilities and APIs. The book also uses SQLite as the basis for helping newcomers make their first foray into database development. In only a short time you can be writing programs as diverse as a server-side browser plug-in or the next great iPhone or Android application! Learn about SQLite extensions for C, Java, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, and Tcl. Get solid coverage of SQLite internals. Explore developing iOS (iPhone) and Android applications with SQLite. SQLite is the solution chosen for thousands of products around the world, from mobile phones and GPS devices to set-top boxes and web browsers. You almost certainly use SQLite every day without even realizing it!

Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 10 Minutes

Author: Ben Forta
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 0672336073
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Explains how to use Structured Query Language to work within a relational database system, including information retrieval, security, data manipulation, and user management.

Hands on SQL

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Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Groth and Gerber show how anyone working with a database can familiarize himself with SQL in only three hours using the CD. The goal is to become completely conversant by following the hands-on approach used in this book. The text introduces the use of query tools, report writer products, middleware connectivity issues, embedded SQL and future directions of SQL.

SQLite

Author: Chris Newman
Publisher: Sams Publishing
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Mobi
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SQLite is a small, fast, embeddable database. What makes it popular is the combination of the database engine and interface into a single library as well as the ability to store all the data in a single file. Its functionality lies between MySQL and PostgreSQL, however it is faster than both databases. In SQLite, author Chris Newman provides a thorough, practical guide to using, administering and programming this up-and-coming database. If you want to learn about SQLite or about its use in conjunction with PHP this is the book for you.

Head First SQL

Author: Lynn Beighley
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 0596526849
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Presents an instructional guide to SQL which uses humor and simple images to cover such topics as the structure of relational databases, simple and complex queries, creating multiple tables, and protecting important table data.

Using SQLite

Author: Jay Kreibich
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 0596521189
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Application developers, take note: databases aren't just for the IS group any more. Whether you're developing applications for the desktop, the Web, embedded systems, or operating systems, the SQLite database provides an alternative to heavy-duty client-server databases such as Oracle and MySQL. With this book, you'll get complete guidance for using this small and lightweight database effectively. You'll learn how to make SQLite an integral part of your application to help contain the size and complexity of your project. And you'll discover how much simpler it is to build database-backed applications with SQLite than the database tools you've been using. Get a crash course in data modeling Learn how to use SQLite with scripting languages such as Perl, Python, and Ruby Become familiar with the subset of SQL supported by SQLite

SQL Cookbook

Author: Anthony Molinaro
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 0596009763
Format: PDF, Docs
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A guide to SQL covers such topics as retrieving records, metadata queries, working with strings, data arithmetic, date manipulation, reporting and warehousing, and hierarchical queries.