Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft SQL Server T-SQL in 10 Minutes offers straightforward, practical answers when you need fast results. By working through 10-minute lessons, you’ll learn everything you need to know to take advantage of Microsoft SQL Server’s T-SQL language.
This handy pocket guide starts with simple data retrieval and moves on to more complex topics, including the use of joins, subqueries, full text-based searches, functions and stored procedures, cursors, triggers, table constraints, XML, and much more.
You’ll learn what you need to know methodically, systematically, and simply–in highly focused lessons designed to make you immediately and effortlessly productive.
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 T-SQL in the Microsoft SQL Server environment
Construct complex T-SQL statements using multiple clauses and operators
Filter data so you get the information you need quickly
Retrieve, sort, and format database contents
Join two or more related tables
Make SQL Server work for you with globalization and localization
Create subqueries to pinpoint your data
Automate your workload with triggers
Create and alter database tables
Work with views, stored procedures, and more
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