Beginning SQL Queries

From Novice to Professional

Authors: Churcher, Clare

  • Broad appeal – Developers, web designers, database administrators, even power users working with Microsoft Access need to know something of SQL
  • Clarity – Author's previous book, Beginning Database Design, has established her as someone who writes with exceptional clarity about database topics
  • Succinctness – Beginning Queries with SQL does not waste readers' time. It covers the ground in far fewer pages than do competing books
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About this book

Clare Churcher's Beginning SQL Queries is your guide to mastering the lingua franca of the database industry: the SQL language. Good knowledge of SQL is crucial to anyone working with databases, because it is with SQL that you retrieve data, manipulate data, and generate business results. Knowing how to write good queries is the foundation for all work done in SQL, and it is a foundation that Clare lays well in her book.

  • Does not bore with syntax!
  • Helps you learn the underlying concepts involved in querying a database, and from there the syntax is easy
  • Provides exceptionally clear examples and explanations
  • Is academically sound while being practical and approachable

About the authors

Clare Churcher is currently a senior lecturer in the Department of Applied Computing at Lincoln University, New Zealand. She holds a degree in physics with first class honors and completed a Ph.D in physics at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. She has done postdoctoral research in the Cavendish Laboratory at the University of Cambridge, England. Clare s research interests are in the management and visualization of data especially for scientific research. She has a background in database design, and has taught programming, analysis and design of information systems, and database management at undergraduate level, as well as software engineering and scientific visualization at post graduate level.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Beginning SQL Queries
Book Subtitle
From Novice to Professional
Authors
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Apress
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-0550-0
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-0550-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 240
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