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 ...