Special Edition Using SQL serves as a comprehensive reference for both the beginner and experienced SQL user. It includes lots of information that will help you build, maintain, and manage a database, and covers a wide range of SQL topics.
Special Edition Using SQL provides a comprehensive walk through of the SQL language. At the same time, this book is a useful reference to someone who is already an experienced database user and SQL programmer. It includes lots of information that will help you build, maintain, and manage a database. Topics covered include Database Design, Aggregating Query Results, Organizing Query Results, Real World Issues, Database Performance and Integrity, Database Security, Transactions, Stored Procedures, Database Management, Writing a Custom Loader in Perl, ODBC, DBI/DBD, JDBC, Web Publishing, and Tools for Web Publishing.
Rafe Colburn is a programmer working for Interpath Communications in the Professional Services department. He spends most of his time writing database-backed Web applications used on both public Web sites and Intranets. He has extensive experience designing both small and large scale databases using a number of popular relational database packages. He is also the author of Teach Yourself CGI Programming in a Week.