In Cost-Based Oracle Fundamentals, the first book in a series of three, Jonathan Lewisone of the foremost authorities in this fielddescribes the most commonly used parts of the model, what the optimizer does with your statistics, and why things go wrong.
This book is not just another theoretical text about statistics or data mining. No, instead it is aimed for database administrators who want to use SQL or bolster their understanding of statistics to support data mining and customer relationship management analytics.
Data Modeling of Financial Derivatives: A Conceptual Approach introduces data modelers, financial analysts, and IT professionals to the fascinating world of financial derivatives. Covering futures, forwards, options, swaps, and forward rate agreements, the book shows how to structure and describe derivatives using advanced data modeling techniques.
In Date on Database: Writings 2000-2006, relational database pioneer C. J. Date tackles topics that are important to database professionals, including the difference between model and implementation, data integrity, data redundancy, deviations in SQL from the relational model, and much more.
DBA Survivor is a book to help new database administrators understand more about the world of database administration. More and more people are moving into the profession, and many are looking for a getting-started guide. This book injects some humor into helping you understand how to hit the ground running, and most importantly how to survive as a DBA.
Dynamics AX: A Guide to Microsoft Axapta will take you from novice to pro with Axapta. This authoritative and comprehensive guide walks you gently through the bulk of what you need to know to productively apply the system in the real worldwith real data, sizing guidelines, deployment architectures, and code.
With this book, you will learn the core concepts of Entity Framework through a broad range of clear and concise solutions to everyday data access tasks. Armed with this experience, you will be ready to dive deep into Entity Framework, experiment with new approaches, and develop ways to solve even the most difficult data access challenges.
Expert Consolidation in Oracle Database 12c guides you through planning and implementing a consolidated Oracle Database installation using the many new features built into the latest release of Oracles database management system.
Expert MySQL provides the internals knowledge you need to troubleshoot performance problems, improve query performance, implement high-availability and replication, and to customize MySQL at both the plug-in and the source-code level.
Thomas Kyte has a simple philosophy: You can treat Oracle as a black box and shove data inside of it, or you can learn how Oracle works and exploit it as a powerful computing environment. If you choose the latter, you will see there are few information management problems you cannot solve quickly and elegantly.