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Pro SQL Server 2008 Administration (Paperback, 1st ed.): Ken Simmons, Sylvester Carstarphen Pro SQL Server 2008 Administration (Paperback, 1st ed.)
Ken Simmons, Sylvester Carstarphen
R1,136 R906 Discovery Miles 9 060 Save R230 (20%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Pro SQL Server 2008 Administration is critical for database administrators seeking in-depth knowledge on administering SQL Server 2008. This book covers the impact of the new features available in SQL Server 2008 specifically targeted for database administrators, along with the tried-and-true advanced techniques required to support and maintain Microsoft SQL Server.Introduces new administration features of SQL Server 2008 Shows how to manage a SQL Server 2008 database at professional level Provides guidance on performance optimization What you'll learn Take advantage of the new administrative features in SQL Server 2008 Make intelligent decisions when choosing an installation or upgrade path Define and implement database policies to create a consistent, predictable environment throughout the organization Automate repetitive Tasks for increased productivity Create baseline monitors using Performance Monitor, Profiler, and System Dynamic Management views Identify and resolve long-running, I/O, and CPU-intensive queries Who this book is for

This book is for junior and seasoned database administrators who are looking to develop their knowledge and skill set in Microsoft SQL Server 2008. Table of Contents New Feature Overview Pre-Installation Considerations Choosing a High Availability Solution Installing Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Upgrading to Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Post Installation Multi-Server Administration Managing Security within the Database Engine Administering Database Objects Indexing for Performance Managing Backups Restore and Recovery Strategies Automating Routine Maintenance Monitoring Your Server Auditing SQL Server Managing Query Performance Secrets to Excelling as a Professional DBA What's Next?

Secrets of the Oracle Database (Paperback, 1st ed.): Norbert Debes Secrets of the Oracle Database (Paperback, 1st ed.)
Norbert Debes
R1,442 Discovery Miles 14 420 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Secrets of the Oracle Database is the definitive guide to undocumented and partially-documented features of the Oracle Database server. Covering useful but little-known features from Oracle Database 9through Oracle Database 11, this book will improve your efficiency as an Oracle database administrator or developer. Norbert Debes shines the light of day on features that help you master more difficult administrative, tuning, and troubleshooting tasks than you ever thought possible.

Finally, in one place, you have at your fingertips knowledge that previously had to be acquired through years of experience and word of mouth through knowing the right people. What Norbert writes is accurate, well-tested, well-illustrated by clear examples, and sure to improve your ability to make an impact on your day-to-day work with Oracle. Table of Contents Partially Documented Parameters Hidden Initialization Parameters Introduction to Data Dictionary Base Tables IND$, V$OBJECT_USAGE, and Index Monitoring Event 10027 and Deadlock Diagnosis Event 10046 and Extended SQL Trace Event 10053 and the Cost Based Optimizer Event 10079 and Oracle Net Packet Contents Introduction to X$ Fixed Tables X$BH and Latch Contention X$KSLED and Enhanced Session Wait Data X$KFFXP and ASM Metadata ALTER SESSION/SYSTEM SET EVENTS ALTER SESSION SET CURRENT_SCHEMA ALTER USER IDENTIFIED BY VALUES SELECT FOR UPDATE SKIP LOCKED DBMS_BACKUP_RESTORE DBMS_IJOB DBMS_SCHEDULER DBMS_SYSTEM DBMS_UTILITY Perl DBI and DBD:: Oracle Application Instrumentation and End-to-End Tracing Extended SQL Trace File Format Reference Statspack Integrating Extended SQL Trace and AWR ESQLTRCPROF Extended SQL Trace Profiler The MERITS Performance Optimization Method TNS Listener IP Address Binding and IP=FIRST TNS Listener TCP/IP Valid Node Checking Local Naming Parameter ENABLE=BROKEN Default Host Name in Oracle Net Configurations Session Disconnection, Load Rebalancing, and TAF Removing the RAC Option Without Reinstalling OERR Recovery Manager Pipe Interface ORADEBUG SQL*Plus Command

Pro SQL Server 2008 Replication (Paperback, 1st ed.): Sujoy Paul Pro SQL Server 2008 Replication (Paperback, 1st ed.)
Sujoy Paul
R2,070 Discovery Miles 20 700 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Pro SQL Server 2008 Replication is for Microsoft database developers and administrators who want to learn about the different types of replication and those best suited to SQL Server 2008. This book will also cover advanced topics like replication with heterogeneous databases, backup and recovery of replicated databases, database mirroring with replication, log shipping with replication, troubleshooting, plus optimization and tuning. Tools like tablediff, SQLCMD, DTA, SQL Profiler, and Replication Monitor will be discussed to demonstrate the different techniques used in monitoring, administering, and troubleshooting replication. Examines the detailed configuration and the internal workings of the different replication types using reallife scenarios Covers replication with database mirroring and troubleshooting Discusses replication administration using different tools Table of Contents Introduction Replication Basics Types of Replication Configuring Snapshot Replication Using the GUI Configuring Snapshot Replication Using T-SQL Snapshot Generation Internals of Snapshot Replication Configuring Transactional Replication Using the GUI Configuring Transactional Replication Using T-SQL Internals of Transactional Replication Configuring Merge Replication Using the GUI Web Synchronization with Merge Replication Configuring Merge Replication Using T-SQL The Internals of Merge Replication Backup and Recovery of Snapshot and Transactional Replication Backup and Recovery of Merge Replication Optimizing Snapshot Replication Optimizing Transactional Replication Optimizing Merge Replication Heterogeneous Replication

Pro SQL Server 2008 Analytics - Delivering Sales and Marketing Dashboards (Paperback, 1st ed.): Brian Paulen, Jeff Finken Pro SQL Server 2008 Analytics - Delivering Sales and Marketing Dashboards (Paperback, 1st ed.)
Brian Paulen, Jeff Finken
R1,028 R797 Discovery Miles 7 970 Save R231 (22%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Pro SQL Server 2008 Analytics provides everything you need to know to develop sophisticated and visually appealing sales and marketing dashboards using SQL Server 2008 and to integrate those dashboards with SharePoint, PerformancePoint, and other key Microsoft technologies.

The book begins by addressing the many misconceptions that surround the use of key performance indicators (KPIs) and giving a brief overview of the business intelligence (BI) and reporting tools that can be combined on the Microsoft platform to help you generate the results that you need.

The focus of the book is to help you implement a successful business intelligence project of your own. The text discusses many of the required project planning components, provides overviews and examples associated with Microsoft's BI tools, and gives detailed examples of successful dashboard implementations. What you'll learn The key functional and technical components of a successful report/dashboard implementation What Microsoft tools are provided both within and without SQL Server 2008 to help you achieve an integrated solution How to determine whether your performance indicators are correct for your business and how to roll them out to your organization in an effective way Who this book is for

This book is for entrepreneurs, technologists, and developers who want to bring clear-cut, reliable reporting into their organization. No prior experience of building analytics and reporting dashboards is required, but basic familiarity with SQL Server 2008 is assumed. Table of Contents An Overview of Analytics Seven Keys to Successful Reporting Projects Key Performance Indicators Microsoft Platform Components for Dashboards Core Components of SQL Server 2008 SQL Server Analysis Services Performance Management Implementation and Maintenance of the Integrated System Case Studies

ECDL Syllabus 5.0 Module 5 Using Databases Using Access 2007, Module 5 (Paperback): CIA Training Ltd ECDL Syllabus 5.0 Module 5 Using Databases Using Access 2007, Module 5 (Paperback)
CIA Training Ltd
R326 Discovery Miles 3 260 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This title presents Module 5 ECDL Syllabus 5. It lets you learn how to design a database and how to create tables, how to retrieve and manipulate data and present it in a report format. The manual comes with its own data files which you use for practicing the relevant exercises. Approved by the ECDL Foundation.

Real-time Execution for IEC 61499 (Paperback): Real-time Execution for IEC 61499 (Paperback)
R2,432 R2,213 Discovery Miles 22 130 Save R219 (9%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

IEC 61499 is the newly adopted standard for distributed control systems and follows on from the IEC 61131 standard for programmable logic controllers (PLCs). This book discusses real-time execution of the models defined in the IEC 61499 standard with a closer look at predictable, event-triggered real-time systems.

Manufacturing industries are experiencing rapidly changing global markets and thus face an increasing demand for flexible adaptable production systems. The text guides the reader in understanding how to design and reconfigure control applications at the real-time control layer of the automation system.

The author describes how to introduce reconfiguration to existing as well as new software architectures and how to support reconfiguration in an execution environment.

This book targets control, automation, and software engineers intending to develop distributed flexible industrial automation systems, as well as developers of adaptable embedded systems.


Pro Oracle Application Express (Paperback, 1st Corrected ed., Corr. 4th printing): John Scott, Scott Spendolini Pro Oracle Application Express (Paperback, 1st Corrected ed., Corr. 4th printing)
John Scott, Scott Spendolini
R1,247 R990 Discovery Miles 9 900 Save R257 (21%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Application Express, or APEX, is one of the most innovative products to come out of Oracle in years. APEX is an application development framework for developing databasebacked applications. It's easy enough to get started in that power users can quit storing data in random spreadsheets and instead centralize their data in the powerful Oracle database, all without developer help. Developers aren't left out, however. Those who choose to do socan go deep and leverage the full power and flexibility of Oracle's database engine.

Getting started with APEX is easy; learning how to take full advantage of APEX is the problem. It was the problem, that is, until this book came along. In Pro Oracle Application Express, authors John Scott and Scott Spendolini open the hood of APEX and expose the full power behind its easytouse GUI. They show you what you need to know to produce powerful, professionally polished applicationssuch as user-authentication models, approaches to layout and navigation, how to integrate Ajax, how to deal with localization issues such as time zones and translations, how to customize the look and feel of an APEX web site, and much, much more.

The authors are wellqualified to write on APEX. John Scott runs ShellPrompt, a hosting service that handles many large-scale APEX applications, some of which he is paid to develop. John is a hardcore APEX developer. His co-author, Scott Spendolini, is one of the original creators of APEX. Both John and Scott now base their full-time careers on developing APEX applications. Pro Oracle Application Express is your opportunity to learn APEX from the very best.

Beginning Spatial with SQL Server 2008 (Paperback, 1st ed.): Alastair Aitchison Beginning Spatial with SQL Server 2008 (Paperback, 1st ed.)
Alastair Aitchison
R1,187 Discovery Miles 11 870 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 introduces new geography and geometry spatial datatypes that enable the storage of structured data describing the shape and position of objects in space. This is an interesting and exciting new feature, with many potentially useful applications.

Beginning Spatial with SQL Server 2008 covers everything you need to know to begin using these new spatial datatypes, and explains how to apply them in practical situations involving the spatial relationships of people, places, and things on the earth.All of the spatial concepts introduced are explained from the ground up, so you need not have any previous knowledge of working with spatial data. Every section is illustrated with code examples that you can use directly in SQL Server. All of the topics covered in this book apply to all versions of SQL Server 2008, including the freely available SQL Server 2008 Express. What you'll learn Understand the fundamental concepts involved in working with spatial data, including spatial references and coordinate systems.Apply these concepts in the collection and storage of spatial data in SQL Server 2008, using the new geometry and geography field types.Create different types of spatial data objectspoints, lines, and polygonsand use these to describe realworld objects.Learn how to analyze spatial data using a range of supported methods, and be aware of a number of different practical applications for these methods.Be shown how to integrate SQL Server with other tools, such as Microsoft Virtual Earth, to display a visual representation of spatial data.Know how to ensure the performance of spatially enabled databases by creating appropriate spatial indexes. Who this book is for

SQL Server developers who wish to use spatial data in Microsoft SQL Server 2008.

FileMaker Pro Business Applications - For versions 8 and 8.5 (Paperback, New Ed): Arthur Evans FileMaker Pro Business Applications - For versions 8 and 8.5 (Paperback, New Ed)
Arthur Evans
R1,323 Discovery Miles 13 230 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The ability to manage information is the key to businesses thriving in an increasingly competitive market. With FileMaker (R) Pro Business Applications, small business owners and workgroup managers can find out how to write custom database applications in order to add value to critical business information. After demonstrating how easily a database can be written using FileMaker Pro, this book presents a set of 11 business database case studies, all of which can be easily adapted by readers for their own data management requirements. The final section of the book offers ideas on deploying database solutions over a network and the web. Learn how to build a database and design layouts; create relationships between tables; automate tasks using scripts and buttons; secure data through the use of accounts and privileges; exchange data with other applications.

Advanced Oracle SQL Programming - Expert Guide to Writing Complex Queries (Paperback): Laurent Schneider Advanced Oracle SQL Programming - Expert Guide to Writing Complex Queries (Paperback)
Laurent Schneider
R815 Discovery Miles 8 150 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Oracle SQL is one of the world's most powerful dialects, packed with advanced functions and features that give Oracle SQL procedural language capabilities. Using these powerful features it is no longer necessary to embed Oracle SQL inside a procedural language, and native Oracle SQL can now be used to solve complex query problems. This is an indispensable book for all Oracle DBA's and developers who need to understand how to apply Oracle SQL features for complex queries. Written by a certified Oracle Master and Oracle ACE, this advanced book shows working examples of how to leverage Oracle SQL's powerful built-in functions for fast extraction of complex data and how to use native SQL for procedural processing. Every developer needs to know how to use Oracle SQL to summarize and aggregate data from large tables and how to use powerful features such as the "model" clause to make SQL act as a procedural language. This book shows important techniques on how to leverage Oracle's powerful XML interface to quickly format Oracle data with XML for instant publication. This is not a book for beginners or dilettantes and it is designed for the professional Oracle developer, covering many advanced Oracle SQL techniques including XML queries, Oracle SQL analytics, SQL for aggregation, and traversing Hierarchies. Best of all, the author reveals secrets for retrieving Oracle data faster and more elegantly than the traditional approaches to writing SQL.

Beginning SQL Server 2008 Express for Developers - From Novice to Professional (Paperback, 1st ed.): Robin Dewson Beginning SQL Server 2008 Express for Developers - From Novice to Professional (Paperback, 1st ed.)
Robin Dewson
R1,117 R886 Discovery Miles 8 860 Save R231 (21%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Beginning SQL Server 2008 Express for Developers: From Novice to Professional takes a developer, and even a database administrator, from knowing nothing about SQL Server 2008 Express Edition to being ready to design and build a fully functioning system that is secure, reliable, maintainable, and robust. The Express Edition of SQL Server is a free resource commonly used by students, developers of small systems, and those transferring skills from other databases. This book focuses on the features within the Express Edition and therefore will not confuse readers with coverage of features found only in the Development Edition. By the end of the book, readers will be ready to move on to Accelerated SQL Server 2008 as well as other books within the Apress SQL Server lineup such as Pro SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services.Covers using the free Express Edition of SQL Server Describes creating a database from scratch and builds on this Provides an understanding of SQL Server Express 2008, allowing you to build future solutions for you and your business What you'll learn Learn what features exist within SQL Server 2008 Express Edition and how to install and upgrade the product and set up security. Design and create a database. Build database objects, such as tables and stored procedures, graphically as well as programmatically. Work with datainserting, updating, deleting, and retrievingusing simple and complex queries, programs, and data views. Generate reports from data. Implement a solid database maintenance strategy that includes backing up and restoring your data when necessary. Take advantage of advanced TransactSQL techniques to get the most out of your data. Ensure good performance by building the right indexes, defining the right relationships between tables, and joining tables in the most optimal manner. Who this book is for

Anyone interested in working with SQL Server as a database, and particularly those who wish for a no-cost database platform that plays well in the .NET environment. Ideal for those starting out in IT or who have to prior database experience.

Beginning Oracle Database 11g  Administration - From Novice to Professional (Paperback, 1st ed.): Ignatius Fernandez Beginning Oracle Database 11g Administration - From Novice to Professional (Paperback, 1st ed.)
Ignatius Fernandez
R993 R788 Discovery Miles 7 880 Save R205 (21%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This book, written by veteran Oracle database administrator Iggy Fernandez, a regular on the Oracle conference circuit and the editor of NoCOUG Journal, is a manageable introduction to key Oracle database administration topics including planning, installation, monitoring, troubleshooting, maintenance, and backups, to name just a few. As is clear from the table of contents, this book is not simply a recitation of Oracle Database features such as what you find in the reference guides available for free download on the Oracle web site. For example, the chapter on database monitoring explains how to monitor database availability, database changes, database security, database backups, database growth, database workload, database performance, and database capacity.

The chapters of this book are logically organized into four parts that closely track the way your database administration career will naturally evolve. Part 1 gives you necessary background in relational database theory and Oracle Database concepts, Part 2 teaches you how to implement an Oracle database correctly, Part 3 exposes you to the daily routine of a database administrator, and Part 4 introduces you to the fine art of performance tuning. Each chapter has exercises designed to help you apply the lessons of the chapter. Each chapter also includes a list of reference works that contain more information on the topic of the chapter.

In this book, you'll find information that you won't find in other books on Oracle Database. Here you'll discover not only technical information, but also guidance on work practices that are as vital to your success as technical skills. The author's favorite chapter is "The Big Picture and the Ten Deliverables." If you take the lessons in that chapter to heart, you can quickly become a much better Oracle database administrator than you ever thought possible. What you'll learn Theory of relational database management systems Oracle Database internals Licensing, architecture, and sizing Software installation and database creation Using indexes to improve performance User management and data loading How to monitor all aspects of your database How to solve and fix problems Database backups and database recovery Database maintenance Database tuning SQL tuning Who this book is for

If you are an IT professional who has been thrust into an Oracle database administration role without the benefit of formal training, or you just want to understand how Oracle Database works, this book is for you. It's the book the author wishes he'd had when he first started using Oracle Database many years ago. It's the book that he would have liked to have given to the many IT colleagues and friends who, over the years, have asked him to teach them the basics of Oracle Database.

SQL: A Beginner's Guide (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition): Andy Oppel, Robert Sheldon SQL: A Beginner's Guide (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)
Andy Oppel, Robert Sheldon
R955 R786 Discovery Miles 7 860 Save R169 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Essential Skills--Made Easy!

Written to the SQL:2006 ANSI/ISO standard, this easy-to-follow guide will get you started programming in SQL right away. You will learn how to retrieve, insert, update, and delete database data, and perform management and administrative functions. SQL: A Beginner's Guide, Third Edition covers new features, including SQL/XML, and is loaded with updated SQL examples along with notes on using them with the latest RDBMS software versions such as MySQL 5.0, SQL Server 2008, and Oracle Database 11g.

Designed for Easy Learning: Key Skills & Concepts--Lists of specific skills covered in the chapter Ask the Experts--Q&A sections filled with bonus information and helpful tips Try This--Hands-on exercises that show how to apply your skillsNotes--Extra information related to the topic being coveredSelf-Tests--Chapter-ending quizzes to test your knowledgeAnnotated Syntax--Example code with commentary that describes the programming techniques being illustrated

Pro SQL Server 2008 Relational Database Design and Implementation (Paperback, 1st ed.): Louis Davidson, Kevin Kline, Scott... Pro SQL Server 2008 Relational Database Design and Implementation (Paperback, 1st ed.)
Louis Davidson, Kevin Kline, Scott Klein, Kurt Windisch
R1,355 R1,071 Discovery Miles 10 710 Save R284 (21%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Learn effective and scalable database design techniques in a SQL Server environment.Pro SQL Server 2008 Relational Database Design and Implementation covers everything from design logic that business users will understand, all the way to the physical implementation of the design in a SQL Server database. Grounded in best practices and a solid understanding of the underlying theory, authors Louis Davidson, Kevin Kline, Scott Klein, and Kurt Windisch show how to 'get it right' in SQL Server database design and lay a solid groundwork for the future use of valuable business data. Solid foundation in best practices and relational theory Maximize SQL Server features to enhance security, performance, scalability Thorough treatment from conceptual design to an effective, physical implementation What you'll learn Develop conceptual models of client data using interviews and client documentation Normalize data models to enhance scalability and the long term use of valuable data Translate conceptual models into high-performing SQL Server databases Secure and protect the integrity of data as part of meeting regulatory requirements Take full advantage of new SQL Server features such as the spatial datatype, XML support, transparent data encryption, and more Create effective indexing to speed query performance Who this book is for

Pro SQL Server 2008 Relational Database Design and Implementation is designed for programmers of all types who want to use SQL Server 2008 to store data. Rookie database programmers will find a complete course on the fundamentals of database design that includes conceptual designs and physical implementation. Seasoned veterans will find many tips and tricks for implementing database systems that will be well worth the time invested in reading this book.

DB2 9 for Linux, Unix, and Windows Advanced Database Administration Certification Study Guide - Certification Study Guide... DB2 9 for Linux, Unix, and Windows Advanced Database Administration Certification Study Guide - Certification Study Guide (Paperback)
Roger E Sanders, Dwaine R. Snow
R1,609 R1,106 Discovery Miles 11 060 Save R503 (31%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Database administrators versed in DB2 wanting to learn more about advanced database administration activities and students wishing to gain knowledge to help them pass the DB2 9 UDB Advanced DBA certification exam will find this exhaustive reference invaluable. Written by two individuals who were part of the team that developed the certification exam, this comprehensive study guide prepares the student for challenging questions on database design; data partitioning and clustering; high availability diagnostics; performance and scalability; security and encryption; connectivity and networking; and much more. Providing sample questions in each chapter, a complete practice test modeled after the actual exam, and an extensive answer key providing full explanations for each correct answer, readers will find this to be a key resource in stimulating the learning process.

Oracle Database 11g - New Features for DBAs and Developers (Paperback, 1st ed.): Sam Alapati, Charles Kim Oracle Database 11g - New Features for DBAs and Developers (Paperback, 1st ed.)
Sam Alapati, Charles Kim
R1,054 R850 Discovery Miles 8 500 Save R204 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This brilliant new book gives readers the lowdown on the most important new features in the latest release of Oracle's flagship database product. Authors Sam Alapati and Charles Kim are experienced database administrators who go beyond regurgitating Oracle's new feature documentation to report on "what's new that really matters." Readers whose careers are bound up in Oracle's database system need to know what's new. Sam and Charles deliver with a rigor and candor that will help readers choose the best of the new features to apply in their own environments.

RMAN Recipes for Oracle Database 11g - A Problem-Solution Approach (Paperback, 1st ed.): Sam Alapati, Darl Kuhn, Arup Nanda RMAN Recipes for Oracle Database 11g - A Problem-Solution Approach (Paperback, 1st ed.)
Sam Alapati, Darl Kuhn, Arup Nanda
R1,332 R1,048 Discovery Miles 10 480 Save R284 (21%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

It's sometimes said that the true job of an Oracle database administrator can be summed up in one, essential skill: to be able to recover your database.

There's much wisdom in that statement. Of all the things you are responsible for as a database administrator, nothing is more important than the data itself. Like it or not, the fearsome responsibility of protecting your organizations most critical data falls squarely upon your shoulders:

Lose that data and your company could fail. Lose that data and you could be out of a job.

Scared? You should be. But theres help. You are not alone. Oracle experts Darl Kuhn, Sam Alapati, and Arup Nanda have come together in this book to show you the power of Recovery Manager, or RMAN, which is Oracles backup and recovery tool of choice. "RMAN Recipes for Oracle Database 11g" helps you take advantage of all that RMAN has to offer by providing easy-to-understand solutions to business-critical backup and recovery operations. This handy guide

Demystifies the steps required to protect your business data Provides ready-made and step-by-step solutions to simple and complex backup, restore, and recovery operations Is task-oriented, making it easy for you to find the solution to pressing backup and recovery problems Respects your time by providing example-based solutions, not endless reading material

When the pressure's on, you dont have time for long discussions of theory. This book gets right to the point with quick and easy-to-read, step-by-step solutions that can help you backup and recover your data with confidence.
What you'll learn

Oracle Database experts Darl Kuhn, Sam Alapati, and Arup Nanda show you how to

Reliablyback up and recover your database using Oracles Recovery Manager. Utilize New Oracle Database 11g features such as the Data Recovery Advisor. Let Oracle Database manage your backup files via the Flash Recovery Area. Automate backup and recovery tasks by writing scripts. Troubleshoot RMAN problems and optimize RMAN performance. Interface with a Media Management Layer to manage your backup tape library. Recover from the loss of a control file, loss of an online redo log, and other (hopefully!) unusual situations.


Who is this book for?

Oracle database administrators responsible for database backup and recovery operations.

Microsoft Office Access 2007 VBA (Paperback): Scott Diamond, Brent Spaulding Microsoft Office Access 2007 VBA (Paperback)
Scott Diamond, Brent Spaulding
R870 R693 Discovery Miles 6 930 Save R177 (20%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Business Solutions Microsoft(R) Office Access 2007 VBA Develop your Access 2007 VBA expertise instantly with proven techniques Microsoft Office Access 2007 VBA builds on the skills you've already developed in creating database applications and helps you take them to the next level--using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) to accomplish things you once performed manually. To facilitate this lofty goal, Access includes the VBA programming language. Even if you've never programmed, this book will help you learn how to leverage the power of VBA to make your work with Access more efficient than ever before. Microsoft Office Access 2007 VBA is for professionals who use Microsoft Access frequently in their daily work. You have serious work to get done and you can't spend all day reading a computer book. This book teaches you the essential skills you need to automate your databases as quickly as possible. Although written for Access 2007, the techniques and concepts covered will work in most versions of Microsoft Access. Highlights of This Book Include - Navigating within the Visual Basic Editor - Using variables, constants, and data types - Employing built-in functions - Creating procedures - Understanding object-and event-driven coding - Working with arrays - Understanding scope - Working with forms - Using selection controls - Creating reports - Exploring menus, navigation, and ribbons - Using object models - Working with data - Defining database schema - Using the Windows API - Working with XML files - Exploring Access SQL On the Website Download database files used in the book at www.quepublishing.com. Category Office Applications Covers Visual Basic for Applications User LevelIntermediate - Advanced Scott B. Diamond is a seasoned database designer and Microsoft Access 2007 MVP. During the last 20+ years, he has designed databases on a wide range of platforms, including dBASE, FoxPro, SQL/DS, Lotus Approach, Lotus Notes, and, for the past 10 years, Microsoft Access. Scott has worked as a consultant, both in-house and freelance, and as a support professional at firms that are among the leaders in their industries. Scott spends some of his free time answering questions at the premier site for Access support: http: //www.utteraccess.com. Brent Spaulding started writing applications about 20 years ago and has utilized Microsoft Access since version 2.0. He looks forward to using Access well into the future. In July 2007, he received the Microsoft MVP award for Access, which recognizes his talent and contributions to the Access community. Front cover bullets: Edit and debug your code Use looping and conditional statements Understand the Access object- and event-driven architecture Automate data entry Learn how to use variables for dynamic automation Create user-friendly applications for others Create custom functions and objects Customize the user interface Manipulate data and objects with code

Databases in Networked Information Systems - 5th International Workshop, DNIS 2007, Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan, October 17-19, 2007,... Databases in Networked Information Systems - 5th International Workshop, DNIS 2007, Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan, October 17-19, 2007, Proceedings (Paperback, 2007 ed.)
Subhash Bhalla
R2,155 Discovery Miles 21 550 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Databases in Networked Information Systems, DNIS 2007, held in Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan in October 2007. Focusing on data semantics and infrastructure for information management and interchange, the papers are organized in topical sections on geospatial decision-making, Web data management systems, infrastructure of networked information systems, and Web query and web mining systems.

DB2 9 for Linux, Unix, and Windows Database Administration (Paperback): Roger E Sanders DB2 9 for Linux, Unix, and Windows Database Administration (Paperback)
Roger E Sanders 1
R1,611 R1,107 Discovery Miles 11 070 Save R504 (31%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

In "DB2 9 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Database Administration Certification Study Guide," Roger E. Sanders--one of the world's leading DB2 authors and an active participant in the development of IBM's DB2 certification exams--covers everything a reader needs to know to pass the DB2 9 UDB DBA Certification Test (731).


This comprehensive study guide steps you through all of the topics that are covered on the test, including server management, data placement, database access, analyzing DB2 activity, DB2 utilities, high availability, security, and much more. Each chapter contains an extensive set of practice questions along with carefully explained answers.


Taking and passing the DB2 9 UDB DBA Certification Test (731) provides validation that you have mastered the next level of DB2 9. Passing this exam also earns you the IBM Certified Database Administrator certification. The book includes a complete practice test of 150 questions that closely models the actual exam along with an answer key with a full description of why the answer is the correct one. No other source gives you this much help in passing the exam.


With the "DB2 9 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Database Administration Certification Study Guide 8," you will:


- Gain the knowledge necessary to pass the DB2 9 UDB DBA Certification


- Test (731) Learn how to effectively implement and administer a DB2 database with XML data


- Create, maintain, and administer database objects like tables, views, and indexes


- Receive an explanation of every topic included on the test...by someone involved in the creation of the actual exam


- Find 150 practice questions based on the actual exam'sformat and approach, along with comprehensive answers to the test questions to help you gain understanding

Web Publishing with PHP and FileMaker 9 (Paperback, New): Jonathan Stark Web Publishing with PHP and FileMaker 9 (Paperback, New)
Jonathan Stark
R927 R723 Discovery Miles 7 230 Save R204 (22%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Whether you are a FileMaker developer who is new to web publishing, a web developer who is new to FileMaker, or a complete beginner looking to put your data online, this book is for you. In Part I, you learn the basics of how web publishing works and how to write your own HTML and PHP. In Part II, you learn how to build a FileMaker database and install and configure the FileMaker Server to host the database. In Part III, you learn how to put it all together to create web pages that talk to your database and allow people to view the data and, if you like, modify it. Throughout the book, publishing a FileMaker Product Catalog to the web is used as an example. Each chapter builds on the previous chapter. When you are done, you will have a working website! Detailed information on how to...

  • Master web publishing
  • Read and write basic HTML
  • Read and write basic PHP
  • Build a FileMaker database
  • Install and configure FileMaker Server
  • Publish your FileMaker data to the web
  • Work with portals and container fields
  • Repurpose your FileMaker layouts on the web
Introduction 1
Part I: Basics of Web Publishing
Chapter 1: How Web Publishing Works 7
Chapter 2: Introduction to HTML 17
Chapter 3: Introduction to PHP 31
Part II: Laying the Groundwork
Chapter 4: Building a Simple FileMaker File 49
Chapter 5: Configuring the Server(s) 67
Part III: Publishing FileMaker Data on the Web
Chapter 6: Viewing FileMaker Data 91
Chapter 7: Altering FileMaker Data 115
Chapter 8: Working with Related Data (Portals) 137
Chapter 9: Working with Images 167
Chapter 10: Repurposing a FileMaker Layout on the Web 189
Part IV: More Information
Appendix A: Performance Tuning 213
Appendix B: Security Concerns 217
Appendix C: Error Handling and Prevention 225
Appendix D: FileMaker PHP API Reference 231
Index 239
Pro Access 2007 (Paperback, 1st ed.): Martin Reid Pro Access 2007 (Paperback, 1st ed.)
Martin Reid
R895 R717 Discovery Miles 7 170 Save R178 (20%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Pro Access 2007 will help readers overcome any upgrade issues, covering the new features of Microsoft Access 2007, including working with SharePoint Office Server and customizing Ribbons (the new UI in office 2007). It includes solid examples that thoroughly explain new features. This book is aimed at professional developers and power users new to Access 2007. Author Martin Reid is also a working Access developer who is respected by his peers and knows what working developers face, especially at the time of a new release.

Expert SQL Server 2005 Development (Paperback, 1st ed.): Adam Machanic, Lara Rubbelke, Hugo Kornelis Expert SQL Server 2005 Development (Paperback, 1st ed.)
Adam Machanic, Lara Rubbelke, Hugo Kornelis
R1,092 R861 Discovery Miles 8 610 Save R231 (21%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

While building on the skills you already have, Expert SQL Server 2005 Development will help you become an even better developer by focusing on best practices and demonstrating how to design high-performance, maintainable database applications. This book starts by reintroducing the database as a integral part of the software development ecosystem. You'll learn how to think about SQL Server development as you would any other software development. For example, there's no reason you can't architect and test database routines just as you would architect and test application code. And nothing should stop you from implementing the types of exception handling and security rules that are considered so important in other tiers, even if they are usually ignored in the database. You'll learn how to apply development methodologies like these to produce high-quality encryption and SQLCLR solutions. Furthermore, you'll discover how to exploit a variety of tools that SQL Server offers in order to properly use dynamic SQL and to improve concurrency in your applications. Finally, you'll become well versed in implementing spatial and temporal database designs, as well as approaching graph and hierarchy problems.

Microsoft Office Access 2007 Forms, Reports, and Queries (Paperback, Revised edition): Paul McFedries Microsoft Office Access 2007 Forms, Reports, and Queries (Paperback, Revised edition)
Paul McFedries
R961 R757 Discovery Miles 7 570 Save R204 (21%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

"Everything you need to master Access 2007 forms, reports, and queries."-Charles Carr, Reviews Editor, "ComputorEdge" Magazine Create Forms for BusinessEnsure Data Entry AccuracyBuild Elegant Form InterfacesCollect Data Via EmailDesign Effective Business ReportsMake an Invoice ReportCreate Mailing LabelsExtract DataWork with Multiple TablesCalculate DiscountsAnalyze Data Develop your Microsoft Access expertise instantly with proven techniques Let's face it: Microsoft Access is a large, intimidating program. Most people never progress beyond creating simple tables and using wizards to build basic forms and reports. At the same time, you need information and you know that what you seek is embedded somewhere in your Access database. Without a more sophisticated knowledge of how to extract and present that data, you're forced to rely on office gurus and overworked IT people to provide canned reports or one-size-fits-all solutions. This book changes all that by giving you the skills to build efficient front-ends for data (forms), publish the results in an attractive and easy-to-read format (reports), and extract the data you need (queries). This book shuns the big Access picture and instead focuses intently on forms, reports, and queries. This in-depth approach will give you the knowledge and understanding you need to get at the data and prove the old saw that knowledge is power.- Focuses on the three technologies that you must master to get the most out of Access: forms, reports, and queries.- Avoids database theory in favor of practical know-how that you can put to use right away.- Packed full of real-world examples and techniques to help you learn and understand the importance of each section.- Covers what's new and changed in Microsoft Access 2007. Introduction
Part I: Creating Forms
Chapter 1 Creating and Using a Form
Chapter 2 Working with Form Controls
Chapter 3 Designing Forms for Efficient and Accurate Data Entry
Chapter 4 Designing Forms for Business Use
Chapter 5 Creating Specialized Forms
Part II: Designing and Customizing Reports
Chapter 6 Creating and Publishing a Report
Chapter 7 Designing Effective Business Reports
Chapter 8 Designing Advanced Reports
Chapter 9 Creating Specialized Reports
Part III: Creating Powerful Queries
Chapter 10 Creating a Basic Query
Chapter 11 Building Criteria Expressions
Chapter 12 Working with Multiple-Table Queries
Chapter 13 Creating Advanced Queries
Chapter 14 Creating PivotTable Queries
Chapter 15 Querying with SQL Statements
Index

Fundamentals of Relational Database Management Systems (Hardcover, 2007 ed.): S. Sumathi, S. Esakkirajan Fundamentals of Relational Database Management Systems (Hardcover, 2007 ed.)
S. Sumathi, S. Esakkirajan
R7,032 Discovery Miles 70 320 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This book provides comprehensive coverage of fundamentals of database management system. It contains a detailed description on Relational Database Management System Concepts. There are a variety of solved examples and review questions with solutions. This book is for those who require a better understanding of relational data modeling, its purpose, its nature, and the standards used in creating relational data model.

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