Table of contents for SQL bible / Alex Kriegel and Boris M. Trukhnov.

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 PART I: SQL Basic Concepts and Principles. 
 Chapter 1: SQL and Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS). 
 Chapter 2: Fundamental SQL Concepts and Principles. 
 Chapter 3: SQL Data Types. 
 PART II: Creating and Modifying Database Objects. 
 Chapter 4: Creating RDBMS Objects. 
 Chapter 5: Altering and Destroying RDBMS Objects. 
 PART III: Data Manipulation and Transaction Control. 
 Chapter 6: Data Manipulation Language (DML). 
 Chapter 7: Sessions, Transactions, and Locks. 
 PART IV: Retrieving and Transforming Data. 
 Chapter 8: Understanding SELECT Statement. 
 Chapter 9: Multitable Queries. 
 Chapter 10: SQL Functions. 
 Chapter 11: SQL Operators. 
 PART V: Implementing Security Using System Catalogs. 
 Chapter 12: SQL and RDBMS Security. 
 Chapter 13: The System Catalog and INFORMATION_SCHEMA. 
 PART VI: Beyond SQL: Procedural Programming and Database Access Mechanisms. 
 Chapter 14: Stored Procedures, Triggers, and User-Defined Functions. 
 Chapter 15: Dynamic and Embedded SQL Overview. 
 Chapter 16: SQL API. 
 Chapter 17: New Developments: XML, OLAP, and Objects. 
 Appendix A: What’s on the CD-ROM. 
 Appendix B: The ACME Sample Database. 
 Appendix C: Basics of Relational Database Design. 
 Appendix D: Installing RDBMS Software. 
 Appendix E: Accessing RDBMS. 
 Appendix F: Installing the ACME Database. 
 Appendix G: SQL Functions. 
 Appendix H: SQL Syntax Reference. 
 Appendix I: SQL-Reserved Keywords. 
 Appendix J: SQL99 Major Features Compliance Across Different RDBMS. 
 Appendix K: The Other RDBMS. 
 Appendix L: A Brief Introduction to the Number Systems, Boolean Algebra, and Set Theory. 
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