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MySQL® Crash Course
By Ben Forta
Publisher: Sams
Pub Date: December 15, 2005
ISBN: 0-672-32712-0
Pages: 336

Table of Contents  | Index

If you are a MySQL user who wants to find out more about the program, but is not interested in becoming a database administrator just to be able to read books on MySQL, then MySQL Crash Course is for you. This tutorial-based book is organized into a series of short, easy-to-follow lessons that take a very hands-on approach to meeting the needs of the average MySQL user. The essentials of MySQL are taught through a series of self-paced lessons in which you will complete exercises that illustrate the most important aspects of MySQL. You will learn how to:

  • Use the MySQL toolset.

  • Use the aggregate functions to analyze data.

  • Perform insert, update and delete operations.

  • Combine queries using unions.

  • Create and modify tables and access table schemas.

  • Manage databases, users and security privileges.

Don't get bogged down in the database theory and relational design of other MySQL books. Let SQL Crash Course teach you what you need to know, when you need to know it, so you can quickly get on your way with MySQL.


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