Joe Celko's Trees and Hierarchies in SQL for Smarties

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Elsevier, Feb 3, 2012 - Computers - 296 pages

The demand for SQL information and training continues to grow with the need for a database behind every website capable of offering web-based information queries. SQL is the de facto standard for database retrieval, and if you need to access, update, or utilize data in a modern database management system, you will need SQL to do it. The Second Edition of Joe Celko's Trees and Hierarchies in SQL for Smarties covers two new sets of extensions over three entirely new chapters and expounds upon the changes that have occurred in SQL standards since the previous edition's publication. Benefit from mastering the challenging aspects of these database applications in SQL as taught by Joe Celko, one of the most-read SQL authors in the world.



  • Expert advice from a noted SQL authority and award-winning columnist who has given 10 years of service to the ANSI SQL standards committee
  • Teaches scores of advanced techniques that can be used with any product, in any SQL environment
  • Offers graph theory and programming techniques for working around deficiencies and gives insight into real-world challenges
 

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Contents

Graphs Trees and Hierarchies
1
Adjacency List Model
11
Path Enumeration Models
35
Nested Sets Model of Hierarchies
48
Frequent Insertion Trees
111
Linear Version of the Nested Sets Model
148
Binary Trees
157
Other Models for Trees
172
Hierarchies in Data Modeling
195
Hierarchical Encoding Schemes
211
Graphs in SQL
219
Petri Nets
239
State Transition Graphs
245
Hierarchical Database Systems IMS
255
Index
271
Copyright

Proprietary Extensions for Trees
187

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About the author (2012)

Joe Celko served 10 years on ANSI/ISO SQL Standards Committee and contributed to the SQL-89 and SQL-92 Standards.

Mr. Celko is author a series of books on SQL and RDBMS for Elsevier/MKP. He is an independent consultant based in Austin, Texas.

He has written over 1200 columns in the computer trade and academic press, mostly dealing with data and databases.

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