Database Design for Mere Mortals®: A Hands-On Guide to by Michael J. Hernandez

By Michael J. Hernandez

“This publication takes the a little daunting strategy of database layout and breaks it into thoroughly viable and comprehensible elements. Mike’s technique when uncomplicated is totally expert, and that i can suggest this ebook to any amateur database designer.”
     –Sandra Barker, Lecturer, college of South Australia, Australia

“Databases are a serious infrastructure expertise for info structures and today’s company. Mike Hernandez has written a literate rationalization of database technology–a subject that's elaborate and sometimes imprecise. in case you layout databases your self, this publication will train you approximately pitfalls and express you what to do. if you are going to buy items that use a database, the ebook explains the expertise for you to comprehend what the seller is doing and verify their items better.”
     –Michael Blaha, advisor and coach, writer of A Manager’s advisor to Database know-how

“If you informed me that Mike Hernandez may possibly increase at the first version of Database layout for Mere Mortals I wouldn’t have believed you, yet he did! the second one variation is full of extra real-world examples, distinctive factors, or even contains database-design instruments at the CD-ROM! it is a must-read for a person who's even remotely drawn to relational database layout, from the person who's known as upon sometimes to create a useful gizmo at paintings, to the professional expert who desires to brush up at the basics. easily positioned, that will do it correct, learn this book!”
     –Matt Greer, procedure regulate improvement, The Dow Chemical Company

“Mike’s method of database layout is completely commonsense dependent, but he’s adhered to the entire principles of excellent relational database layout. i take advantage of Mike’s books in my starter database-design type, and that i suggest his books to somebody who’s drawn to studying the way to layout databases or tips to write SQL queries.”
     –Michelle Poolet, President, MVDS, Inc.

“Slapping jointly subtle purposes with poorly designed info will damage you simply as a lot now as whilst Mike wrote his first variation, even perhaps extra. even if you’re simply getting begun constructing with information or are a pro seasoned; no matter if you've learn Mike’s prior booklet or this is often your first; no matter if you're happier letting another person layout your facts otherwise you love doing it yourself–this is the publication for you. Mike’s skill to give an explanation for those options in a manner that’s not just transparent, yet enjoyable, maintains to amaze me.”
     –From the Foreword through Ken Getz, MCW applied sciences, coauthor ASP.NET Developer's JumpStart

“The first variation of Mike Hernandez’s e-book Database layout for Mere Mortals was once one of many few books that survived the minimize while I moved my workplace to smaller quarters. the second one variation expands and improves at the unique in such a lot of methods. it's not just a strong, transparent learn, yet incorporates a striking volume of transparent, concise considering on a truly advanced topic. It’s a needs to for a person attracted to the topic of database design.”
     –Malcolm C. Rubel, functionality Dynamics Associates

“Mike’s very good consultant to relational database layout merits a moment version. His e-book is a necessary instrument for fledgling Microsoft entry and different laptop database builders, in addition to for client/server professionals. i like to recommend it hugely to all my readers.”
     –Roger Jennings, writer of Special variation utilizing entry 2002

“There are not any silver bullets! Database expertise has complex dramatically, the latest crop of database servers practice operations swifter than somebody may have imagined six years in the past, yet none of those technological advances may also help repair a nasty database layout, or seize information that you simply forgot to incorporate! Database layout for Mere Mortals™, moment Edition, is helping you layout your database correct within the first place!”
     –Matt Nunn, Product supervisor, SQL Server, Microsoft Corporation

“When my brother begun his expert profession as a developer, I gave him Mike’s publication to aid him comprehend database suggestions and make real-world program of database know-how. while i would like a refresher at the finer issues of database layout, this can be the ebook I choose up. i don't imagine that there's a higher testimony to the worth of a e-book than that it will get used. accordingly i've got wholeheartedly urged to my friends and scholars that they make the most of this e-book of their day by day improvement tasks.”
     –Chris Kunicki, Senior advisor,

“Mike has regularly had a major knack for taking the main advanced issues, breaking them down, and explaining them in order that somebody can ‘get it.’ He has honed and polished his first very, excellent version and made it even higher. If you're simply beginning out development database functions, this e-book is a must-read hide to hide. specialist designers will locate Mike’s technique clean and enlightening and a resource of significant fabric for education others.”
     –John Viescas, President, Viescas Consulting, Inc., writer of Running Microsoft entry 2000 and coauthor of SQL Queries for Mere Mortals

Sound database layout can keep hours of improvement time and make sure performance and reliability. Database layout for Mere Mortals™, moment Edition, is a simple, platform-independent educational at the easy ideas of relational database layout. It offers a common-sense layout technique for constructing databases that work.
Database layout professional Michael J. Hernandez has increased his best-selling first version, conserving its hands-on procedure and accessibility whereas updating its insurance and together with much more examples and illustrations.
This booklet provide you with the data and instruments you must create effective and powerful relational databases.

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Getting Started with Amazon Redshift by Stefan Bauer

By Stefan Bauer

Enter the intriguing global of Amazon Redshift for giant info, cloud computing, and scalable facts warehousing.


• step by step directions to create and deal with your Redshift cluster;
• comprehend the know-how at the back of the database engine, as you know about compression, block point garage, and column stores;
• study the implementation and database layout issues it is important to comprehend to effectively enforce your individual Amazon Redshift cluster.

In Detail

Amazon Redshift is a quick, absolutely controlled, petabyte-scale info warehouse carrier. It presents a superb method of interpreting all of your info utilizing your current enterprise intelligence tools.

Getting all started With Amazon Redshift is an easy-to-read, descriptive consultant that breaks down the advanced themes of information warehousing and Amazon Redshift. you'll examine the basics of Redshift know-how and the way to enforce your personal Redshift cluster, via sensible, real-world examples. This intriguing new know-how is a strong software on your arsenal of information administration and this publication is a must have to enforce and deal with your subsequent company information Warehouse.

Packed with exact descriptions, diagrams, and reasons, Getting all started With Amazon Redshift will deliver you alongside, despite your present point of knowing, to some degree the place you'll consider ok with working your personal Redshift cluster. The author's personal reviews offers you an figuring out of what it is very important ponder whilst operating together with your personal facts. additionally, you will know about how compression has been carried out and what that implies relative to a column shop database structure.

As you move, you'll achieve an figuring out of tracking concepts, functionality concerns, and what it is going to take to effectively run your Amazon Redshift cluster on a day by day foundation. There really is whatever during this e-book for everybody who's drawn to studying approximately this technology.

What you'll research from this book

• Provision your individual Redshift cluster;
• attach 3rd social gathering instruments and software program for your Redshift cluster;
• Load facts utilizing Redshift's reproduction instruments and deal with your facts files;
• deal with queries during the implementation of Workload Management;
• achieve an knowing of the underlying structure, every thing from a close view of compression, to column shop block-level storage;
• Resize your cluster and use Redshift scalability to extend and develop comfortably as your information garage wishes grow.


Getting began With Amazon Redshift is a step by step, functional consultant to the realm of Redshift. learn how to load, deal with, and question information on Redshift.

Who this publication is written for

This publication is for CIOs, company architects, builders, and somebody else who must get accustomed to RedShift.

The CIO will achieve an knowing of what their technical employees is operating on; the technical implementation team of workers gets an in-depth view of the know-how, and what it is going to take to enforce their very own suggestions.

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Access 2003: World's Quick Reference Software Guide by John Hales, Inc. Barcharts

By John Hales, Inc. Barcharts

Laminated speedy learn advisor for entry 2003. contains: Tables & Queries, New beneficial properties, Getting help,Standard Toolbar Icons, Terminology, Database items, Database Toolbar Icons, making a Database & tables, desk layout Toolbar, facts varieties, universal box homes, basic keys, growing Queries, question layout View,Query layout Toolbar, question layout, Specifying standards, Viewing SQL Code,Common Keyboard shortcuts, and extra.

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A Manager's Guide to Data Warehousing by Laura Reeves

By Laura Reeves

Geared toward supporting enterprise and IT managers essentially speak with one another, this useful publication addresses issues straight-on and gives sensible the right way to development a collaborative info warehouse . You’ll get transparent reasons of the objectives and targets of every level of the knowledge warehouse lifecycle whereas studying the jobs that either company managers and technicians play at each one degree. Discussions of the main severe determination issues for achievement at each one section of the information warehouse lifecycle assist you comprehend ways that either company and IT administration could make judgements that most sensible meet unified targets.

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SQL kurz & gut by Jonathan Gennick

By Jonathan Gennick

Der Bestseller in stark erweiterter und aktualisierter Neuauflage: Gewohnt knapp und präzise deckt SQL – kurz & intestine die wichtigsten Funktionen und Themen zur effektiven Arbeit mit SQL ab. Dabei behandelt die Taschenreferenz neben Oracle Database 10g liberate 2, IBM DB2 8.2, Microsoft SQL Server 2005 und MySQL 5.0 nun auch PostgreSQL 8.1.
Aus dem Inhalt:
• Anweisungen zur Datenmanipulation (SELECT, DELETE, INSERT, replace, MERGE) und zur Transaktionsverwaltung (START TRANSAKTION, SAVEPOINT, devote, ROLLBACK)
• Gebräuchliche SQL-Funktionen (Datums-, String-, Umwandlungs-, Aggregat- und Window-Funktionen sowie numerische, mathematische und trigonometrische Funktionen)
• Literale, NULL-Werte, CASE-Ausdrücke, Datentyp-Umwandlungen, reguläre Ausdrücke, Gruppieren und Zusammenfassen von Daten, Tabellen-Joins und das Schreiben von Abfragen und Unterabfragen
• Anhand konkreter Beispiele werden diejenigen SQL-Anweisungen und -Optionen vorgestellt, die Sie im Arbeitsalltag am häufigsten benötigen – kompakt, übersichtlich und auf den Punkt gebracht.

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Making Sense of NoSQL: A guide for managers and the rest of by Dan McCreary, Ann Kelly

By Dan McCreary, Ann Kelly


Making experience of NoSQL essentially and concisely explains the recommendations, beneficial properties, advantages, capability, and obstacles of NoSQL technologies.

Using examples and use circumstances, illustrations, and simple, jargon-free writing, this advisor exhibits how one can successfully gather a NoSQL way to substitute or increase the normal RDBMS you've now.

About this Book

If you need to comprehend and maybe begin utilizing the hot facts garage and research applied sciences that transcend the SQL database version, this e-book is for you. Written in undeniable language compatible for technical managers and builders, and utilizing many examples, use situations, and illustrations, this publication explains the techniques, gains, advantages, strength, and barriers of NoSQL.

Making experience of NoSQL begins via evaluating popular database suggestions to the hot NoSQL styles that increase or exchange them. Then, you'll discover case reviews on vast info, seek, reliability, and enterprise agility that observe those new styles to today's company difficulties. You'll see how NoSQL structures can leverage the assets of contemporary cloud computing and multiple-CPU info facilities. the ultimate chapters help you opt for the best NoSQL applied sciences to your personal needs.

Managers and builders will welcome this lucid review of the aptitude and functions of NoSQL technologies.

What's Inside

• NoSQL facts structure patterns;
• NoSQL for giant data;
• seek, excessive availability, and security;
• settling on an architecture.

About the Authors

Dan McCreary and Ann Kelly lead an self sustaining education and consultancy enterprise taken with NoSQL recommendations and are cofounders of the NoSQL Now! Conference.

Table of Contents

• NoSQL: It's approximately making clever choices
• NoSQL concepts

• Foundational info structure patterns
• NoSQL info structure patterns
• local XML databases

• utilizing NoSQL to regulate monstrous data
• discovering info with NoSQL search
• construction high-availability recommendations with NoSQL
• expanding agility with NoSQL

PART four complicated TOPICS
• NoSQL and useful programming
• defense: maintaining info on your NoSQL systems
• choosing the right NoSQL resolution

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