Chapter 3. Managing Database Objects

In this hour, you learn about database objects: what they are, how they act, how they are stored, and how they relate to one another. Database objects are the underlying backbone of the relational database. These objects are logical units within the database that are used to store information and are referred to as the back-end database. The majority of the instruction during this hour revolves around the table, but keep in mind that there are other database objects, many of which are discussed in later hours of study.

The highlights of this hour include:

  • An introduction to database objects

  • An introduction to the schema

  • An introduction to the table

  • A discussion of the nature and attributes of tables

  • Examples for ...

Get Sams Teach Yourself SQL now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.