- Andy Oppel
- Paperback | 448 pages
- 191 x 234 x 20mm | 771g
- Publication date
- 29 Dec 2010
- McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
- MCGRAW-HILL Professional
- Publication City/Country
- New York, NY, United States
- Edition Statement
- 2nd edition
- Illustrations note
- 175 Illustrations, unspecified
- Bestsellers rank
Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.Learning DATABASE fundamentals just got a whole lot EASIER!
Now you can design, build, and manage a fully functional database with ease. Thoroughly updated to cover the latest technologies and techniques, Databases Demystified, Second Edition gives you the hands-on help you need to get started.
Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide covers methods that can be used with any database, including Microsoft Access, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, and Oracle. You'll learn about relational database components, database queries, SQL, the database life cycle, logical database design using normalization, and physical database design. Data and process modeling, database security, Online Analytical Processing (OLAP), and XML are also covered. Detailed examples and concise explanations make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce learning.
It's a no-brainer! You'll find out how to:
Create and run database queries using the forms-based query tool in Microsoft Access
Write SQL statements and queries
Use entity relationship diagrams (ERDs) for data modeling
Design physical tables
Connect databases to users, computer systems, and applications
Secure database data
Handle cursor processing, transaction management, and performance tuning
Integrate XML documents and objects into databases
Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Databases Demystified, Second Edition is your self-paced guide to learning universal database concepts.