Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 10 Minutes offers straightforward, practical answers when you need fast results.
By working through the book’s 22 lessons of 10 minutes or less, you’ll learn what you need to know to take advantage of the SQL language.
Lessons cover IBM DB2, Microsoft® Access, Microsoft SQL Server™, MySQL, Oracle®, PostgreSQL, SQLite, MariaDB, and Apache Open Office Base.
Full-color code examples help you understand how SQL statements are structured
Tips point out shortcuts and solutions
Cautions help you avoid common pitfalls
Notes explain additional concepts, and provide additional information
10 minutes is all you need to learn how to…
Use the major SQL statementsConstruct complex SQL statements using multiple clauses and operatorsRetrieve, sort, and format database contentsPinpoint the data you need using a variety of filtering techniquesUse aggregate functions to summarize dataJoin two or more related tablesInsert, update, and delete dataCreate and alter database tablesWork with views, stored procedures, and more