Publisher: Tata McGraw Hill
First Published: 1992
Sixteenth Reprint 2008
(This one still sells after 20 years!!) Currently also used as a text book and reference book in post graduate programs in many universities.
This book provides a sound theoretical base for understanding SQL, independent of any specific implementation. It covers the instructional aspects of SQL syntax and usage of SQL via the host language. All RDBMS concepts necessary to effectively use SQL are also included to make it a comprehensive reference source.
* Based on ANSI standard
* Structured, step-by-step approach
* Exercises provided at the end of each chapter for effective learning
* Sufficient examples interspersed with text
* Detailed case study provided at the end for consolidation of concepts
Written in lucid style, the book is invaluable to software professionals desiring an indepth understanding of the intricacies of SQL.