Chapter 17. Combining Tables in a Production Database

Congratulations! If you have read this far, you have finished all the topics that I cover in detail. The last four chapters of this book round out the discussion and place that material in context. The viewpoint changes here to a broader perspective and less detail.

Chapter 17 discusses some of the challenges in combining tables within a production-sized system, which is a much larger system than those we have discussed until now.

Chapter 18 discusses the if-then-else functions, parameter queries, and subqueries. These are important topics that I have not covered yet because they did not fit into the framework of our discussion so far.

Chapter 19 discusses the multiuser environment. Most databases ...

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