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eText: 
ISBN-13 9780133048117ISBN-10 013304811X
Print: 
ISBN-10 0672336073ISBN-13 9780672336072
Author(s): Ben Forta
Publisher: Sams
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 288
Description

Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 10 Minutes has established itself as the gold standard for introductory SQL books, offering a fast-paced accessible tutorial to the major themes and techniques involved in applying the SQL language. Forta's examples are clear and his writing style crisp and concise. As with earlier editions, this revision includes coverage of current versions of all major commercial SQL platform. New this time around is coverage of MySQL and PostgreSQL. All examples have been tested against each SQL platform, with incompatibilities or platform distinctives called out and explained. Step-by-step instructions walk readers through the most common questions, issues, and tasks... "Did You Know?" tips offer insider advice and shortcuts... "Watch Out!" alerts help them avoid problems. Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 10 Minutes will provide beginner and experienced users with fast at a glance tips pointing out helpful shortcuts and solutions, cautions to help avoid common SQL pitfalls, and is written in a clear easy to understand format. This edition has been updated to include:

  • New coverage of SQLite

  • Updated examples work with the latest versions of Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, and PostgreSQL

  • New full-color SQL code listings help the beginner clearly see the elements and structure of the language

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