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Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Programming For Dummies

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Programming For Dummies

Andrew Watt

ISBN: 978-0-470-12859-6 April 2007 416 Pages




Create and modify databases and keep them secure

Get up to speed on using T-SQL to store and manipulate data

SQL Server 2005 improves an already great database management system. This book shows you how to put it to work in a hurry. You'll find out how to use the SQL Server Management Studio and the SQLCMD utility to write T-SQL code, retrieve data from single or multiple SQL Server tables, add data using the INSERT statement, and much more.

* Create queries to retrieve data

Ensure SQL Server security

Use Visual Studio(r) 2005 with SQL Server

Create tables, views, and indexes

Work with Common Language Runtime

Query XML data

Part I: Get Started Using the SQL Server 2005 Development Environment.

Chapter 1: The Joy of SQL Server 2005 Programming.

Chapter 2: Understanding Database Fundamentals.

Chapter 3: Getting to Know the SQL Server Toolset.

Part II: Retrieving Data Using Transact-SQL.

Chapter 4: Retrieving Data Using the SELECT Statement.

Chapter 5: Creating Joins.

Chapter 6: Creating Advanced Queries.

Chapter 7: Manipulating Data.

Part III: Creating Databases and Database Objects with Transact-SQL.

Chapter 8: Designing, Creating, and Altering Database Objects.

Chapter 9: Designing, Creating, and Changing Tables.

Chapter 10: Applying Constraints.

Chapter 11: Creating Views.

Chapter 12: Using Stored Procedures.

Chapter 13: Using Triggers.

Chapter 14: Creating Functions.

Chapter 15: Creating Indexes.

Chapter 16: Handling Errors Using TRY . . . CATCH.

Part IV: Programming SQL Server Security.

Chapter 17: Adding Logins and Users.

Chapter 18: Creating Database-Level Security.

Chapter 19: Securing Data Using Encryption.

Part V: Beyond Transact-SQL Programming.

Chapter 20: Working with XML.

Chapter 21: Working with the Common Language Runtime.

Chapter 22: Using Visual Studio 2005.

Chapter 23: Working with SQL Server Management Objects.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 24: Ten Tips to Program Like a Pro.

Chapter 25: Ten Sources for More Information on SQL Server 2005.