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Microsoft® SQL Server 2005 Unleashed by John Kane, Tudor Trufinescu, Alex T. Silverstein, Chris Gallelli, Paul Bertucci, Ray Rankins

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Chapter 19. Creating and Managing Tables

IN THIS CHAPTER

Tables are logical constructs used for the storage and manipulation of data in databases. Tables contain columns, which describe data, and rows, which are instances of table data. Basic relational database design determines the table and column names as well as the distribution of columns within tables.

This chapter gives you the administrative knowledge you need to create tables and manage them within your enterprise. It focuses on the basic constructs for tables and the table-level features that ...

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