A Primer on SQL
by Rahul Batra
Publisher: dreamincode.net 2012
Number of pages: 42
A free ebook teaching the basics of SQL assuming no prior knowledge of it. While the examples and text use Ingres as the database management system, the code should work correctly on any SQL compliant database. Covers topics ranging from creating your database to understanding joins.
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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.
by Ryan Stephens, Ron Plew - Sams
This book presents the key features of SQL in an easy to understand format with updated code examples. The material covers transactions, constructs, embedded databases, object-oriented programming, and MySQL, a very popular open source database.
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.