Joe Celko's Trees and Hierarchies in SQL for Smarties by Joe CelkoJoe Celko's Trees and Hierarchies in SQL for Smarties by Joe Celko

Joe Celko's Trees and Hierarchies in SQL for Smarties

byJoe Celko, Joe Celko

Other | June 1, 2004

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Joe Celko's Trees and Hierarchies in SQL is an intermediate to advanced-level practitioner’s guide to mastering the two most challenging aspects of developing database applications in SQL. In this book, Celko illustrates several major approaches to representing trees and hierarchies and related topics that should be of interest to the working database programmer. These topics include hierarchical encoding schemes, graphs, IMS, binary trees, and more. This book covers SQL-92 and SQL:1999.

· Includes graph theory and programming techniques.
· Running examples throughout the book help illustrate and tie concepts together.
· Loads of code, available for download from

Joe Celko served 10 years on ANSI/ISO SQL Standards Committee and contributed to the SQL-89 and SQL-92 Standards.Mr. Celko is author a series of books on SQL and RDBMS for Elsevier/MKP. He is an independent consultant based in Austin, Texas.He has written over 1200 columns in the computer trade and academic press, mostly dealing with d...
Title:Joe Celko's Trees and Hierarchies in SQL for SmartiesFormat:OtherDimensions:240 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:June 1, 2004Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0080491693

ISBN - 13:9780080491691


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Graphs, Trees and Hierarchies • Chapter 2 Adjacency List Model • Chapter 3 Path Enumeration Models • Chapter 4 Nested Set Model of Hierarchies • Chapter 5 Frequent Insertion Trees • Chapter 6 The Linear Version of the Nested Sets model • Chapter 7 Binary Trees • Chapter 8 Other Models for Trees • Chapter 9 Proprietary Extensions for Trees • Chapter 10 Hierarchies in Data Modeling • Chapter 11 Hierarchical Encoding Schemes • Chapter 12 Hierarchical Database Systems (IMS)