Want to be a database diva or the office's information oracle?Do it with SQL — here's how!
SQL does one thing, and it does that better than any otherlanguage: it handles data in relational databases. SQL lets youcreate databases, manipulate the data in them, retrieveinformation, control who has access, and much more. Whether you'renew to SQL or an old hand who wants to supercharge your database,find help in one of these minibooks!
The overview — Books I and II give you the nitty-grittyabout SQL, relational databases, and the System Development LifeCycle
If you have queries — learn the fine points of making SQLretrieve exactly what you want from the database and no more
Safety first — discover the tools SQL provides to protectyour vital data and handle any errors that occur
Integrating SQL with other languages — understand how SQLworks with Visual Basic, Java, C++, and XML
Turbocharge your database — fine-tune and optimize yourdatabases to keep them performing optimally
Visit the companion Web site at www.dummies.com/go/sqlaiofd2e todownload a zip file that contains all the sample code used in thisbook
Open the book and find:
Details of how SQL works
SQL data types
Why the System Development Life Cycle matters
Directions for structuring SQL queries
Tips for protecting your database from user errors