Author : Paul Wilton
ISBN : 9780764596322
Genre : Computers
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Taking readers through the basics of the language, right up to some more advanced topics, this book is a practical, hands-on resource and aims to keep the reader involved at all times Focuses on the SQL standard and is loaded with detailed examples and code; each chapter includes practice exercises that readers can challenge themselves with before looking at the sample solutions in the appendix Paul Wilton is a successful Wrox "Beginning" book author and is an ideal author to write for those who want a firm grasp of standard SQL before learning the details specific to a particular database product SQL is an international standard for manipulating data in databases and is used by database programmers in all major database systems: Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, MySQL, and many others
This book is useful for those with little or no prior SQL experience. It takes the reader through the basics of the language, right up to some more advanced topics. It's very much a practical, hands on book and aims to keep the reader involved at all times. The book focuses on the SQL standard, so coverage of various vendors' products is not needed. Like all Wrox Beginning books, it is loaded with detailed examples and code, and each chapter ends with practice exercises the reader can challenge themselves with before looking at the sample solutions appendix to measure their grasp of the topic.· Introduction to SQL· Entering Information· Extracting Information· Advanced Database Design· Manipulating Data· Grouping and Aggregating Data· Selecting Data from Different Tables· Queries within Queries· Advanced Queries· Views· Transactions· SQL Security· Database Tuning
Beginning T-SQL is a performance-oriented introduction to the T-SQL language underlying the Microsoft SQL Server database engine. T-SQL is essential in writing SQL statements to get data into and out of a database. T-SQL is the foundation for business logic embedded in the database in the form of stored procedures and functions. Beginning T-SQL starts you on the path to mastering T-SQL, with an emphasis on best-practices and sound coding techniques leading to excellent performance. This new edition is updated to cover the essential features of T-SQL found in SQL Server 2014, 2012, and 2008. Beginning T-SQL begins with an introduction to databases, normalization, and to SQL Server Management Studio. Attention is given to Azure SQL Database and how to connect to remote databases in the cloud. Each subsequent chapter teaches an aspect of T-SQL, building on the skills learned in previous chapters. Exercises in most chapters provide an opportunity for the hands-on practice that leads to true learning and distinguishes the competent professional. Important techniques such as windowing functions are covered to help write fast executing queries that solve real business problems. A stand-out feature in this book is that most chapters end with a "Thinking About Performance" section. These sections cover aspects of query performance relative to the content just presented. They'll help you avoid beginner mistakes by knowing about and thinking about performance from Day 1. Imparts best practices for writing T-SQL Helps you avoid common errors Shows how to write scalable code for good performance
Beginning Queries with SQL is a friendly and easily read guide to writing queries with the all-important — in the database world — SQL language. Anyone who does any work at all with databases needs to know something of SQL, and that is evidenced by the strong sales of such books as Learning SQL (O'Reilly) and SQL Queries for Mere Mortals (Pearson). Beginning Queries with SQL is written by the author of Beginning Database Design, an author who is garnering great reviews on Amazon due to the clarity and succinctness of her writing.
Get ready for model-driven application development with SQL Server Modeling! This book covers Microsoft's SQL Server Modeling (formerly known under the code name "Oslo") in detail and contains the information you need to be successful with designing and implementing workflow modeling. Beginning SQL Server Modeling will help you gain a comprehensive understanding of how to apply DSLs and other modeling components in the development of SQL Server implementations. Most importantly, after reading the book and working through the examples, you will have considerable experience using SQL Modeling components, because the book and accompanying source code take you through the steps of actually building solutions using the platform. Beginning SQL Server Modeling is the only book that comprehensively covers .NET application development using SQL Modeling. This book explains the critical concepts of SQL Server Modeling and model-driven development that every SQL Server developer should know. The book is simple and concise, giving readers an immediate return on their investment. After learning the lessons of this book, business process analysts and developers will be prepared to use SQL modeling for model-based design, development, and implementations. What you’ll learn About the Repository where the specifics of the model entities and relationships reside How to use quadrant, a visual modeling tool for creating and modifying the model How to work with Intellipad, short for Intellisense Workpad, this is a text-based code editor incorporating Microsoft’s implementation of code auto-completion; it is a part of Quadrant Developing with the M Programming Language specifically designed for developing domain-specific languages Model-driven development concepts by building a realistic sample application Who this book is for This book is tailored to analysts and developers, with extensive code samples and exercises. Managers and business analysts will be interested in understanding how SQL Modeling and model-driven development can reduce project development time and increase reusability of processes. Database and software architects will be interested in understanding how to design and implement dynamic model-driven solutions. Programmers will want to quickly ramp up on the technology to include SQL Modeling in their .NET development experience. Table of Contents Installing and Setting Up SQL Server Modeling Introduction to Intellipad Domain-Specific Languages 101: Lola’s Lunch Counter Introduction to Quadrant M – The Modeling Language SQL Server Modeling Services – The Folder Pattern SQL Server Modeling Services – Security
Learn how to develop powerful data analytics applications quickly for SQL Server database administrators and developers. Organizations will be able to sift data and derive the business intelligence needed to drive business decisions and profit. The addition of R to SQL Server 2016 places a powerful analytical processor into an environment most developers are already comfortable with – Visual Studio. This book walks even the newest of users through the creation process of a powerful R-language tool set for use in analyzing and reporting on your data. As a SQL Server database administrator or developer, it is sometimes difficult to stay on the bleeding edge of technology. Microsoft’s addition of R to SQL Server 2016 is sure to be a game-changer, and the language will certainly become an integral part of future releases. R is in fact widely used today in statistical and related applications, and its use is only growing. Beginning SQL Server R Services helps you jump on board this important trend by providing good examples with detailed explanations of the WHY and not just the HOW. Walks you through setup and installation of SQL Server R Services. Explains the basics of working with R Tools for Visual Studio. Provides a road map to successfully creating custom R code. What You Will Learn Discover R’s role in the SQL Server 2016 hierarchy. Manage the components needed to run SQL Server R Services code. Run R-language analytics and queries inside the database. Create analytic solutions that run across multiple datasets. Gain in-depth knowledge of the R language itself. Implement custom SQL Server R Services solutions. Who This Book Is For Any level of database administrator or developer, but specifically it's for those developers with the need to develop powerful data analytics applications quickly. Seasoned R developers will appreciate the book for its robust learning pattern, using visual aids in combination with properties explanations and scenarios. Beginning SQL Server R Services is the perfect “new hire” gift for new database developers in any organization.
Author : Robin Dewson
ISBN : 9781430237501
Genre : Computers
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Beginning SQL Server 2012 for Developers is the perfect book for developers new to SQL Server and planning to create and deploy applications against Microsoft’s market-leading database system for the Windows platform. Now in its third edition, the book is enhanced to cover the very latest developments in SQL Server 2012. Also new in the book is coverage of the no-cost Express Edition. Whether you have no knowledge of databases, or have knowledge of desktop databases such as Microsoft Access, or even come from another brand such as Oracle Database, Beginning SQL Server 2012 for Developers provides the insights to get up and running with SQL Server 2012. Within the book, there are plenty of examples of tasks that developers routinely perform. You’ll learn to create tables and indexes, and best practices for securing your valuable data. You’ll learn design tradeoffs and find out how to make sound decisions resulting in scalable databases and maintainable code. Beginning SQL Server 2012 for Developers takes you through the entire database development process, from installing the software to creating a database to writing the code to connect to that database and move data in and out. By the end of the book, you’ll be able to design and create solid and reliable database solutions using SQL Server 2012. Takes you through the entire database application development lifecycle Includes brand new coverage of SQL Server 2012 features Introduces the freely-available Express Edition What you’ll learn How to install SQL Server 2012 How to build a database application from start to finish How to create tables and indices to manage your data How to write stored code to execute directly in the database server How to back up, recover, and otherwise maintain your database How to connect to your database from client languages such as C# and VB .NET Who this book is for Beginning SQL Server 2012 for Developers is ideal for developers starting out with SQL Server 2012. There is no prerequisite background in developing database applications. Developers from other platforms and those brand new to database programming alike will find in Beginning SQL Server 2012 for Developers an excellent introduction to using and programming Microsoft’s database platform. Table of Contents Overview and Installation SQL Server Management Studio Database Design and Creation Security and Compliance Defining Tables Creating Indexes and Database Diagramming Database Backups and Recovery Database Maintenance Inserting and Deleting Data Selecting and Updating Data Building a View Stored Procedures, Functions, and Security Essentials for Effective Coding Advanced T-SQL Triggers Connecting from Client Code
Beginning Oracle SQL is your introduction to the interactive query tools and specific dialect of SQL used with Oracle Database. The book is a revision of the classic Mastering Oracle SQL and SQL*Plus by Lex de Haan, and has been updated to cover developments in Oracle's version of the SQL query language. Written in an easygoing and example-based style, Beginning Oracle SQL is the book that will get you started down the path to successfully writing SQL statements and getting results from Oracle database. Takes an example-based approach, with clear and authoritative explanations Introduces both SQL and the query tools used to execute SQL statements Shows how to create tables, populate them with data, and then query that data to generate business results
Learn SQL Server Reporting Services and become current with the 2016 edition. Develop interactive, dynamic reports that combine graphs, charts, and tabular data into attractive dashboards and reports to delight business analysts and other users of corporate data. Deliver mobile reports to anywhere and any device. Build vital knowledge of Reporting Services at a time when Microsoft's dominance in business intelligence is on the rise. Beginning SQL Server Reporting Services turns novices into skilled report developers. The book begins by explaining how to set up the development environment. It then walks you through creating your first reports using the built-in wizard. After showing what is possible, the book breaks down and explains the skills needed to create reports from scratch. And not just reports! But also dashboards with charts, graphs, and maps. Each chapter builds on knowledge gained in the previous chapters with step-by-step tutorials. sql server="" reporting="" services="" is="" a="" skillset="" in="" high="" demand.="" knowing="" about="" can="" help="" everyone="" from="" seasoned="" database="" administrators="" to="" mid-life="" career="" changers="" hoping="" break="" into="" information="" technology. iBeginning SQL Server Reporting Services/i boosts your skills and provides you additional career options. Don't be without those options. Grab and read this book today. Build reports with and without the built-in wizard. Build interactive features such as drill-through reports. Build dashboards full of charts, graphs, and maps. Build mobile reports. What You Will Learn Set up your development environment. Organized projects and share components among reports. Create report using a wizard. Create reports from scratch, including grouping levels, parameters, and drill through features. Build interactive dashboard with graphs, charts, and maps. Deploy and manage reports for use by others in the business. Who This Book Is For Database professionals of all experience levels who have some experience in databases and want to make the leap into business intelligence reporting. The book is an excellent choice for those needing to add Reporting Services to their current list of skills, or who are looking for a skill set that is in demand for in order to break into IT.