What is SQL?
Database Learning Basics for Business Professionals
Companies around the world rely on their databases to keep their businesses running smoothly and efficiently. For some companies, if their database goes down, then their whole business stops.
Did you know that the only way you can talk to these databases is through SQL?
It goes deeper than just the language of SQL.
- Did you know that every time you go on the internet you are using a database and SQL is talking to that database? Do you know why?
- What happens when you use your debit card? How does the bank keep track of your balance?
- What if the power turns off when the update is happening? How do you know that database is still usable when the power comes back on?
These situations have to be dealt with or you couldn't trust the database.
If you already know the answers to these questions, then this book isn't for you.
“What is SQL?” is written for the uninitiated reader.
For the reader that wants to understand databases from a high level, but isn't ready to learn to write SQL.
Business Professionals, Managers, Accountants, Students, Business Analysts, and Bloggers are examples of people who will benefit from this knowledge.
See What Other People Say About "What is SQL?"
- Abdiel L.
This is the book you want to read first if you are interested into Business Intelligence.
I wish it was available 6-7 years ago when I was first exposed to MS SQL.
The author does a great job explaining the essentials of SQL.
If you're an M.I.S or Computer Science enthusiast, get it today!
- Fred Crivello
For me Mr. Blue accomplished giving me a practical and easy to grasp overview on SQL in the business world.
- Glenn Walker
A simple introductory into why SQL necessitates learning its knowledge and uses for businesses.
I enjoyed reading it while I was taking a course in SQL foundations.
It gave more insight into the scope and range of database structures implemented not only in business but also in our lives with the current technology at hand.
- Jaroslav Gabarik
Very simple and easy to understand.
This is the perfect choice if you want to read your first book about SQL.
- Scott Bergman
Great book that talks about the basics of databases...
where they are used, how they are used, what they are.
You don't need a technical background to read this book!Very informative!
- Kindle Customer, Detroit
Mr. Blue has provided a succinct understanding of SQL and he has demonstrated its financial and practical value to the business professional.
The reader of "What is SQL?" will no longer fear learning SQL.