The Practical SQL Handbook: Using SQL Variants
This latest edition of the best-selling implementation guide to the Structured Query Language teaches SQL fundamentals while providing practical solutions for critical business applications. The Practical SQL Handbook, Fourth Edition now includes expanded platform SQL coverage and extensive real-world examples based on feedback from actual SQL users.
The Practical SQL Handbook begins with a step-by-step introduction to SQL basics and examines the issues involved in designing SQL-based database applications. It fully explores SQL?s most popular implementations from industry leaders, Oracle, Microsoft, Sybase, and Informix.
A bonus CD-ROM contains a time-limited, full-feature version of the Sybase® Adaptive Server Anywhere™ software as well as the sample database, scripts, and examples included in the book.
The Practical SQL Handbook is the most complete reference available for day-to-day SQL implementations.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - shoomg - LibraryThing
I learned a lot about SQL from reading this book. It was a good reference back in 1994 when I bought it. I'm giving it only three stars now because it is so out of date - if it were the current edition I'd rate it higher. Read full review
Review: The Practical SQL Handbook: Using Structured Query LanguageUser Review - Dave Peticolas - Goodreads
This is a good introduction to writing SQL for database systems. Read full review