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SQL (Structured Query Language)

Microsoft SQL Azure - Microsoft Takes SQL Databases to the Clouds
SQL Azure provides data storage in the cloud, much like Amazon S3 and many Google Apps. One of the big advantages for SQL Azure is that relational queries can be made against data stored in the cloud, regardless of whether they are structured. More ...

PHP and MySQL for Dynamic Web Sites: Visual QuickPro Guide
This book teaches how to develop dynamic Web sites with PHP and MySQL. The information is presented in a step-by-step approach. The focus is on real-world, practical examples. More ...

How to Connect to an Unresponsive SQL Server: Direct Admin Connection
When SQL Server stops responding but is still, the first impulse is to reboot SQL Server. This may stop the symptom, but will not tell you anything to help you prevent the cause. More ...

Language Integrated Queries (LINQ) and Visual Basic
LINQ is a better version of SQL - it is a part of ADO.NET and is integrated with VB.NET. LINQ now has the long missing option of using Visual Basic functionality in the data selection process. More ...

Introduction to SQL (Structured Query Language)
IBM developed its relational database management system by creating a language initially named SEQUEL (Structured English Query Language). However IBM's legal department found a possible copyright issue with the name SEQUEL. So they decided to drop the vowels and call the language SQL. More ...

Introduction to SQL Database Design
A Database is the storage of data in what are called tables. Without knowing what kind of data you are planning on storing, you will not know how to create the tables. More ...

Database Management Basics - What You Need to Know
When they start throwing terms around like schema, SQL, transaction processing or relational design, wouldn't you like to understand what they're talking about? More ...

The Entity-Relationship Model
After you have a data model that meets the organizations business requirements, the easiest way to transform that model into a relational database is to first transform that model into an entity-relationship model. More ...