Understanding the New SQL: A Complete Guide
Jim Melton, Alan R. SimonISBN: 1558602453; 9781558602458;
An effective introduction to SQL, and a comprehensive reference for years to come. As the editor of the 1992 standard, Jim Melton is an authority on the language and its new features. Using a highly readable, conversational style, he and Alan Simon clearly present the power of SQL. They describe practical methods of using SQL to solve problems, advanced SQL query expressions, dynamic SQL, transaction models, and database design. * A tutorial on basic relational database concepts. * Aclear explanation of the differences between SQL-89 and SQL-92. * A retail video and music store as an example that develops with the SQL presentation. * Coverage of international character sets.