A guide to the SQL Standard: a user's guide to the standard relational language SQL

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Addison-Wesley, 1993 - Computers - 414 pages
Why C++. From Fortran to C++. Derived types: pointers, references, arrays. Derived types: class, struct, union, enum. Introduction to functions. Program structure. Functions. Stting up a program library for scientific use. Object-oriented programming: the class type. Using objects. Operator overloading. Matrices and vectors. Sparse matrices. Derived classes and polymorphism. Program design for linear algebra.

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I Why SQL Is Important
I An Overview of
I Basic Language Elements

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C. J. Date is an independent author, lecturer, researcher, and consultant specializing in relational database systems, a field he helped pioneer. Among other projects, he was involved in technical planning for the IBM products SQL/DS and DB2. He is best known for his books, in particular, "An Introduction to Database Systems" (7th edition, Addison-Wesley, 2000), the standard text in the field, which has sold well over half a million copies worldwide. Mr. Date is widely acknowledged for his ability to explain complex technical material in a clear and understandable fashion.

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