SQL in easy steps (4th Edition)
SQL (Structured Query Language) is THE standard language usedworld-wide for database communication on all popular databasesoftware. It allows the storage and manipulation of data both onWindows platforms and on Unix-based platforms, such as Linux.SQL in easy steps, 4th edition begins byexplaining how to download and install the free MySQL databaseserver on both Windows and Linux platforms. This allows you toestablish an environment in which to develop and administer yourown databases. This book makes no assumption that you will haveprevious knowledge of any programming or scripting language so it'sideal for the newcomer to SQL. Each chapter builds your knowledgeof executing database queries. The book contains exciting chapterson how to selectively extract data from within one, or more,databases and there are complete examples that illustrate eachaspect of SQL. By the end of this book you will have gained a soundunderstanding of the Structured Query Language and be able to writeyour own SQL scripts to insert, extract, and manipulate data.SQL in easy steps, 4th edition has aneasy-to-follow style that will appeal to anyone who wants to beginusing databases. It is suitable for those with little or noexperience of SQL. This book will appeal to all who need afundamental understanding of database administration with SQL:Web developers wanting to add database interaction to their websitesProgrammers wanting to add SQL to their skills setHobbyists who want to begin creating SQL scripts for upload totheir own ISPStudents or those seeking a career in computing.Free, downloadable source code is available from our website soyou can check the code against your own work, and get startedstraight away!