Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 24 Hours, 3rd Edition
by Ryan Stephens, Ron Plew
Publisher: Sams 2002
Number of pages: 504
This book presents the key features of SQL (Structured Query Language) in an easy to understand format with updated code examples, notes, diagrams, exercises, and quizzes. New material covers more information on transactions, constructs, embedded databases, and object-oriented programming. In this edition, the authors include examples based on a database like MySQL, a very popular open source database.
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Structured Query Language (SQL) is a widely-used query language for using database. This book provides a detailed description of SQL, its origins, its programming, and its uses. The book follows the specifications of the SQL:2008 ISO standard.
by Zed A. Shaw - LCodeTHW
This book will teach you the 80% of SQL you probably need to use it effectively, and will mix in concepts in data modeling at the same time. The book is written for people with no prior database, programming, or SQL knowledge.
by Mark McIlroy - Blue Sky Technology
An introduction to the use of SQL to retrieve data and generate query result tables. The book covers SQL queries and is suitable for beginners and intermediate users. This includes an on-line environment where you can try out the examples.
This book is a compact comparative reference for several SQL language dialects. It lists particular common tasks and problems resolved in terms of several SQL server implementations. When possible, it tries to emphasize an universal solution.