From the Back Cover
Master queries for any SQL database!
Your one-stop guide to building and maintaining relational databases with SQL
If you’re looking for a good general reference on SQL, look no further. This all-in-one guide delivers the goods on all major SQL topics, from basic concepts to the latest XML data-handling functions. Whether you’re a database developer or DBA, you’ll find fast answers to your SQL questions and savvy tips on building databases that are robust, secure, and efficient.
Tackle a database development project
Formulate SQL queries
Build database applications
Secure your database
Handle XML data
Tune and optimize a database
About the Author
Allen G. Taylor is a 30-year veteran of the computer industry and the author of 30 books, including Cruise for Free, SQL For Dummies, 8th Edition, Crystal Reports 2008 For Dummies, Database Development For Dummies, Access Power Programming with VBA, and SQL All-In-One For Dummies, Second Edition. He lectures internationally on astronomy, databases, innovation, and entrepreneurship. He also teaches database development and Crystal Reports through a leading online education. For the latest news on Allen’s activities, check out DatabaseCentral.Info or his blog at moontube.wordpress.com.