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SQL For Dummies, Fifth Edition -- Chapter 1


As a registered member of Search400.com, you're entitled to a complimentary copy of Chapter 1 of SQL For Dummies, Fifth Edition written by Allen G. Traylor and published by John Wiley & Sons Inc. "Relational Database Fundamentals" discusses data storage, how the relational model compare with other major models, and the important features of relational databases.



SQL For Dummies

Book description:
Many database management system (DBMS) tools run on a variety of hardware platforms. The differences among the tools can be many, but all serious products have one thing in common: They support data access and manipulation in SQL, the industry-standard language specifically designed to enable people to create and manage databases. If you know SQL, you can build relational databases and get useful information out of them.

Relational database management systems are vital to many organizations. People often think that creating and maintaining these systems are extremely complex activities -- the domain of database gurus who possess enlightenment beyond that of ordinary mortals. Well, SQL For Dummies, 5th Edition, sweeps away the database mystique.

Written in easy-to-understand terms and updated with the latest information on SQL, this handy reference shows you step-by-step how to make your database designs a reality using SQL:2003. But you don't have to be a database newbie to find value in SQL For Dummies, 5th Edition; even if you have some experience designing and creating databases, you may discover a few things you didn't know about.

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(Reproduced from the book, 'SQL For Dummies,' ISBN 0764540750, Copyright 2005. Reproduced by permission of John Wiley & Sons Inc., 111 River Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030-5774. Written permission from is required John Wiley & Sons Inc. for all other uses. Click here for a detailed description or to purchase this title directly from Wiley at a 15% discount. Discount to calculate upon checkout when visiting from TechTarget. Please use code aff15 if discount does not calculate automatically.)




This was first published in April 2005

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