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Chapter 7

Auxiliary Tables

Abstract

Auxiliary tables are a declarative way of performing functions and look up tables that would be difficult if not impossible to do with the limited computational power of SQL. SQL is a declarative language for working with tables.

Keywords

Trigonometry

Finance

Internal rate of return

Statistics

Series table

Look-up auxiliary tables

Student's t-distribution

One true look-up table

Massively unified code-key

Dewey decimal classification (library codes)

International classification of diseases

ISO-3166 country codes

Auxiliary tables are a declarative way of performing functions and look up tables that would be difficult if not impossible to do with the limited computational power of SQL. SQL is a declarative ...

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