hy learn SQL? First, because most database programmers would be better programmers if they knew more about SQL. Second, because SQL programming is a valuable specialty in itself. And third, because knowing SQL is the first step toward becoming a database administrator. In short, knowing SQL makes you more valuable on the job.
Chapter 3 provides an introduction to the SELECT statement, and discusses how to code the SELECT clause, code the WHERE clause, code the ORDER BY clause, and much more.
Reproduced from Murach’s SQL for SQL Server by permission of Murach & Associates. ISBN 1890774162, copyright 2003. All rights reserved.