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 youPrincess 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 problemswith the practical magic of databasesIn 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 intoadvanced 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 databaseefficient and secure, and they discuss methods for concurrency and replicationExamples 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 girlthe 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