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The Manga Guide To Databases

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Databases are one of the tools that define the modern world and have become a very important part of just about every industry. Databases can even be used to help you in your own life. From pers...

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Databases are one of the tools that define the modern world and have become a very important part of just about every industry. Databases can even be used to help you in your own life. From personal finance to the basics of starting your own business, this cartoon guide is the perfect way to learn how databases can help in many aspects of life.

Come join Princess Ruruna as she learns how to manage her kingdom through the power of databases.

Great for ages 10 and up!

Want to learn about databases without the tedium? With its unique combination of Japanese-style comics and serious educational content, The Manga Guide to Databases is just the book for you.

Princess Ruruna is stressed out. With the king and queen away, she has to manage the Kingdom of Kod's humongous fruit-selling empire. Overseas departments, scads of inventory, conflicting prices, and so many customers! It's all such a confusing mess. But a mysterious book and a helpful fairy promise to solve her organizational problems-with the practical magic of databases.

In The Manga Guide to Databases, Tico the fairy teaches the Princess how to simplify her data management. We follow along as they design a relational database, understand the entity-relationship model, perform basic database operations, and delve into more advanced topics. Once the Princess is familiar with transactions and basic SQL statements, she can keep her data timely and accurate for the entire kingdom. Finally, Tico explains ways to make the database more efficient and secure, and they discuss methods for concurrency and replication.

Examples and exercises (with answer keys) help you learn, and an appendix of frequently used SQL statements gives the tools you need to create and maintain full-featured databases.

(Of course, it wouldn't be a royal kingdom without some drama, so read on to find out who gets the girl-the arrogant prince or the humble servant.)

This EduManga book is a translation of a bestselling series in Japan, co-published with Ohmsha, Ltd., of Tokyo, Japan.

 

  • Publisher: No Starch Press; 1 edition (February 7, 2009)
  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1593271905
  • ISBN-13: 978-1593271909

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    A great way to learn about databases.
    Aug 09, 2016

    Overall this is a great resources for learning about databases. It is written in a a simple, yet informative fashion and would be great for nearly any age. It is written less like a textbook and more like a story.

    Davin K - Super-hero - Member Since February 2016

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