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SQL Fundamentals, Third Edition by John J. Patrick

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Preface

SQL is one of the most important computer languages. It is the language of databases. Whenever you search for the information you need in a large library of information, the code that performs the search is likely to be using SQL. Many applications in which you share information to coordinate with other people also use SQL.

It is used in more than 100 software products, and new ones are being added all the time. This book shows you how to get the most out of the databases you use. It explains how to use SQL to solve practical problems, using the most widely used SQL products, Oracle and Microsoft Access. Oracle and Access are both widely used, easily available, and run on personal computers. By learning these two products in detail, you ...

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