A cartoon guide to creating, programming, and working with databases, written (and drawn) in the Japanese manga style. This is a translation of a best-selling manga series in Japan. 10,000 copies sold in Japan Authentic manga, translated from Japanese originals Makes a very technical subject accessible One in a series of EduManga titles First books to apply EduManga to technical topics
Über den Autor
Mana Takahashi is a graduate of the Tokyo University, Faculty of Economics. She is an active technical writer and has published a number of books on topics such as Java, C, XML, Information Engineering, and System Administration.
Princess Ruruna and Cain have a problem: their fruit-selling empire is a tangle of conflicting and duplicated data, and sorting the melons from the apples and strawberries is causing real difficulties. But what can they do?
Why, build a relational database of course, with the help of Tico, the magical database fairy. Follow along in The Manga Guide to Databases as Tico teaches Ruruna and Cain how to build a database to manage their kingdom's sales, merchandise, and exports. You'll learn how databases work and the meaning of terms like schemas, keys, nomalization, and transactions.
Together with Ruruna and Cain you'll learn how to:
- Extract data from a relational database using set and relational
- Apply The entity-relationship model to accurately represent your own data
- Control user permissions and use locks to prevent conflicting or duplicatedt data
- Use SQL to update or retrieve data and create reports
You'll even explore the basics of indexing, security, disaster recovery, replication, and more.
If your head spins when people day "database" or just feel lost in a maze of numbers and data that you can't sem to control, tag along with Ruruna and Cain as tehy learn everything they ned to know in the pages of The Manga Guide to Databases.