The 2012 release of Microsoft SQL Server changes how you develop applications for SQL Server. With this comprehensive resource, SQL Server authority Robert Vieira presents the fundamentals of database design and SQL concepts, and then shows you how to apply these concepts using the updated SQL Server. Publishing time and date with the 2012 release, Beginning Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Programming begins with a quick overview of database design basics and the SQL query language and then quickly proceeds to show you how to implement the fundamental concepts of Microsoft SQL Server 2012.
Get up to speed on the extensive changes to the newest release of Microsoft SQL Server 2012
This step-by-step tutorial will show you how to create more productive management applications and gain business intelligence from your SQL Server database environment. You’ll learn the foundation objects of SQL and basic queries and joins. You’ll then add objects to your database and use items that are important to the physical design. Next, you’ll explore SQL Server scripting. By the end, you’ll have gained the necessary skills to build a world-class database for your world-class application, using the full capabilities of Microsoft SQL Server 2012. Download eBook Free »
Demystifies the concepts that relate to NoSQL databases, including column-family oriented stores, key/value databases, and document databases.
Delves into installing and configuring a number of NoSQL products and the Hadoop family of products.
Explains ways of storing, accessing, and querying data in NoSQL databases through examples that use MongoDB, HBase, Cassandra, Redis, CouchDB, Google App Engine Datastore and more.
Looks at architecture and internals.
Provides guidelines for optimal usage, performance tuning, and scalable configurations.
Presents a number of tools and utilities relating to NoSQL, distributed platforms, and scalable processing, including Hive, Pig, RRDtool, Nagios, and more.
NoSQL databases are an efficient and powerful tool for storing and manipulating vast quantities of data. Most NoSQL databases scale well as data grows. In addition, they are often malleable and flexible enough to accommodate semi-structured and sparse data sets. This comprehensive hands-on guide presents fundamental concepts and practical solutions for getting you ready to use NoSQL databases. Expert author Shashank Tiwari begins with a helpful introduction on the subject of NoSQL, explains its characteristics and typical uses, and looks at where it fits in the application stack. Unique insights help you choose which NoSQL solutions are best for solving your specific data storage needs.
Discovering SQL: A Hands-On Guide for Beginners: Teaching the SQL skills that businesses demand when hiring programmers
If you’re a SQL beginner, you don’t just want to learn SQL basics, you also want to get some practical SQL skills you can use in the job market. This book gives you both. Covering the basics through intermediate topics with clear explanations, hands-on exercises, and helpful solutions, this book is the perfect introduction to SQL. Topics include both the current SQL: 2008 standards, the upcoming SQL: 2011 standards, and also how to use SQL against current releases of the most popular commercial SQL databases, such as Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL.
Introduces SQL concepts, explains SQL statements, and clearly shows how to write efficient and effective SQL code
Uses a hands-on style and a sample database that incorporates all SQL concepts taught in the book; this database will be enhanced through the book as key points and lessons are covered
Covers topics such as how SQL interacts with the sample database via various interfaces, including vendor-provided utilities, programming languages, SQL clients, and productivity software
Includes appendices with primers on database normalization, set theory and bollean algebra, RDBMS software step-by-step setup guides, and database connectivity
Learn how to write effective, efficient SQL code with Discovering SQL: A Hands-On Guide for Beginners.