Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 10 Minutes (Paperback)

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    Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 10 Minutes, Fourth Edition

    New full-color code examples help you see how SQL statements are structured


    ITEM#: 14223980

    Ben Forta is Adobe Systems’ Director of Developer Relations and has more than 20 years of experience in the computer industry in product development, support, training, and product marketing. He is the author of the best-sellingSams Teach Yourself SQL in 10 Minutes, spinoff titles on MySQL and SQL Server T-SQL,ColdFusion Web Application Construction Kit and Advanced ColdFusion Application Development(both published by Adobe Press), Sams Teach Yourself Regular Expressions in 10 Minutes, as well as books on Flash, Java, Windows, and other subjects. He has extensive experience in database design and development, has implemented databases for several highly successful commercial software programs and websites, and is a frequent lecturer and columnist on Internet and database technologies.

    Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 10 Minutes, Fourth Edition

    New full-color code examples help you see how SQL statements are structured

    Whether you're an application developer, database administrator, web application designer, mobile app developer, or Microsoft Office users, a good working knowledge of SQL is an important part of interacting with databases. AndSams Teach Yourself SQL in 10 Minutes offers the straightforward, practical answers you need to help you do your job.

    Expert trainer and popular author Ben Forta teaches you just the parts of SQL you need to know–starting with simple data retrieval and quickly going on to more complex topics including the use of joins, subqueries, stored procedures, cursors, triggers, and table constraints.

    You'll learn methodically, systematically, and simply–in 22 short, quick lessons that will each take only 10 minutes or less to complete.

    With the Fourth Edition of this worldwide bestseller, the book has been thoroughly updated, expanded, and improved. Lessons now cover the latest versions of IBM DB2, Microsoft Access, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, SQLite, MariaDB, and Apache Open Office Base. And new full-color SQL code listings help the beginner clearly see the elements and structure of the language.

    10 minutes is all you need to learn how to...

    • Use the major SQL statements
    • Construct complex SQL statements using multiple clauses and operators
    • Retrieve, sort, and format database contents
    • Pinpoint the data you need using a variety of filtering techniques
    • Use aggregate functions to summarize data
    • Join two or more related tables
    • Insert, update, and delete data
    • Create and alter database tables
    • Work with views, stored procedures, and more
    Table of Contents

    1 Understanding SQL

    2 Retrieving Data

    3 Sorting Retrieved Data

    4 Filtering Data

    5 Advanced Data Filtering

    6 Using Wildcard Filtering

    7 Creating Calculated Fields

    8 Using Data Manipulation Functions

    9 Summarizing Data

    10 Grouping Data


    ISBN 9780672336072
    Genre COMPUTERS / Programming Languages / SQL
    Format Paperback
    Pages 274
    Publisher Date 2012-10-25 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Sams
    Copyright Year 2013
    Height 8.25 in
    Wdth 5.5 in
    Thickness 0.5 in
    Unit weight 0.85 lb
    Language English
    Series Name Sams Teach Yourself in 10 Minutes
    Edition Number 4
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Forta, Ben

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