This work covers the database standard, implemented by SQL-3. It compares Oracle, Informix, Sybase, and IBM, to help readers understand how the different database systems will work together. It also explains the language in an easy to understand fashion.
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Your one-stop guide to the most sweeping changes to the SQL database query language since its inception! A major revision of the relational SQL-2 database language in 1991 by the ANSI NCITS resulted in the SQL-3 relational data model with many important new features. These features include specifying abstract data types, object identifiers, object methods, inheritance, polymorphism, encapsulation and most features found in object-oriented databases. Many of SQL-3's language components are envisioned to become national AND international standards. Whether you are a nocie programmer or a DBMS professional, this is a must-have book for learning the complexities and features of the new SQL-3 language. Using a highly readable, conversational style, the author covers the concept of combining the object and relational database models into a unified database model. The book addresses the important market enhancement features of persistent stored modules and call level interface, which allow third-party vendors to develop and supply application-specific add-ons for increased database functionality. Focusing on comprehensive descriptions of the essential features of the sQL-3 object-relational database model, its language specification, and semantics of use, you will be able to take full advantage of SQL-3's major improvements. Aimed at database users, designers, applications programmers, and managers working in a variety of business domains, this book gives you all the knowledge you'll need to get the most value out of your database system. It is your definitive reference for the new SQL-3 standard.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Companies, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX007022062X
Book Description McGraw-Hill Companies, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-003-X2-3361003
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