SQL in 10 Minutes, Sams Teach Yourself

Author: Ben Forta

Publisher: Sams Publishing

ISBN: 013304808X

Category: Computers

Page: 256

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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 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. And Sams 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 11 Working with Subqueries 12 Joining Tables 13 Creating Advanced Joins 14 Combining Queries 15 Inserting Data 16 Updating and Deleting Data 17 Creating and Manipulating Tables 18 Using Views 19 Working with Stored Procedures 20 Managing Transaction Processing 21 Using Cursors 22 Understanding Advanced SQL Features Appendix A: Sample Table Scripts Appendix B: Working in Popular Applications Appendix C : SQL Statement Syntax Appendix D: Using SQL Datatypes Appendix E: SQL Reserved Words
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Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 10 Minutes

Author: Ben Forta

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0672336073

Category: Computers

Page: 274

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Explains how to use Structured Query Language to work within a relational database system, including information retrieval, security, data manipulation, and user management.
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Handbook of Research on Big Data Storage and Visualization Techniques

Author: Segall, Richard S.,Cook, Jeffrey S.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1522531432

Category: Computers

Page: 917

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The digital age has presented an exponential growth in the amount of data available to individuals looking to draw conclusions based on given or collected information across industries. Challenges associated with the analysis, security, sharing, storage, and visualization of large and complex data sets continue to plague data scientists and analysts alike as traditional data processing applications struggle to adequately manage big data. The Handbook of Research on Big Data Storage and Visualization Techniques is a critical scholarly resource that explores big data analytics and technologies and their role in developing a broad understanding of issues pertaining to the use of big data in multidisciplinary fields. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics, such as architecture patterns, programing systems, and computational energy, this publication is geared towards professionals, researchers, and students seeking current research and application topics on the subject.
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An Introduction to Excel VBA Programming

with Applications in Finance and Insurance

Author: Guojun Gan

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1315280671

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 284

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Excel Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) can be used to automate operations in Excel and is one of the most frequently used software programs for manipulating data and building models in banks and insurance companies. An Introduction to Excel VBA Programming: with Applications in Finance and Insurance introduces readers to the basic fundamentals of VBA Programming while demonstrating applications of VBA to solve real-world problems in finance and insurance. Assuming no prior programming experience and with reproducible examples using code and data, this text is suitable for advanced undergraduate students, graduate students, actuaries, and financial analysts who wish to learn VBA. Features: Presents the theory behind the algorithms in detail Includes more than 100 exercises with selected solutions Provides VBA code in Excel files and data to reproduce the results in the book Offers a solutions manual for qualified instructors
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Sams Teach Yourself C++ in 10 Minutes

Author: Jesse Liberty

Publisher: Sams Publishing

ISBN: 9780672324253

Category: Computers

Page: 304

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A guide to C++ essentials, this text provides tips, analyzed code, problem solving techniques, and term definitions. It has been updated to the current ANSI C++ standard for 2002.
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Sams Teach Yourself Beginning Databases in 24 Hours

Author: Ronald R. Plew,Ryan K. Stephens

Publisher: Sams Publishing

ISBN: 9780672324925

Category: Computers

Page: 456

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Discusses how to choose the correct database, how to design a database, how to organize data, how to query and update data, how to create reports, and how to build applications that use databases.
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