Joe Celko's Trees and Hierarchies in SQL for Smarties, Second Edition

  • 3h 19m
  • Joe Celko
  • Elsevier Science and Technology Books, Inc.
  • 2012

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

About the Author

Joe Celko served 10 years on ANSI/ISO SQL Standards Committee and contributed to the SQL-89 and SQL-92 Standards. He has written over 900 columns in the computer trade and academic press, mostly dealing with data and databases. Joe has authored eight books on SQL for Morgan Kaufmann.

In this Book

  • Graphs, Trees, and Hierarchies
  • Adjacency List Model
  • Path Enumeration Models
  • Nested Sets Model of Hierarchies
  • Frequent Insertion Trees
  • Linear Version of the Nested Sets Model
  • Binary Trees
  • Other Models for Trees
  • Proprietary Extensions for Trees
  • Hierarchies in Data Modeling
  • Hierarchical Encoding Schemes
  • Graphs in SQL
  • Petri Nets
  • State Transition Graphs
  • Hierarchical Database Systems (IMS)


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