Absolute Beginner's Guide to Databases

Absolute Beginner's Guide to Databases

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Absolute Beginner's Guide to Databases, Second Edition, brings the elements of a database together using easy to understand language, perfect for the true beginner. It not only gives specific hands-on practice, but also provides an overview of designing, maintaining, and using a database. This book covers what databases are used for, why databases are important, why the design of the database is important, database normalization, keys to solid database design, differences in types of databases - and indexes what databases are, how we use them, and why they are important.
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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 187 x 232mm
  • Que Corporation,U.S.
  • United States
  • 2nd edition
  • 0789731541
  • 9780789731548

About John Petersen

John Petersen is president and founder of Main Line Software, Inc., a Philadelphia, PA based software application and database design firm. MLSI development platforms include Visual FoxPro, Visual Basic, Access, SQL Server, and Microsoft's newest development platform, Visual Studio .NET. John earned an MBA from the Haub School of Business at St. Joseph's University in 1993. John is currently a 2nd year law student at the Rutgers University School of Law. John has presented at many industry events including Microsoft Developer Days and Microsoft Tech Ed.
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