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If you're a programmer or database administrator who uses SQL in your day-to-day work, this popular pocket guide is the ideal on-the-job reference. It uses numerous examples to address the language's complexity, and covers key aspects of SQL used in Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, MySQL, and PostgreSQL. That includes the syntax for querying, managing transactions, and making changes to data, as well as SQL functions, type conversion functions and formats, and regular expression syntax.

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On Dec 17 Horacio Nuñez wrote: SQL Pocket Guide by Jonathan Gennick
The SQL Pocket Guide isn’t a mandatory book to have in your desk because you can always take a look at good documentation from a database vendor, but the more databases you need to code against it, the more you will appreciate having it close to quickly find the information… Full Review  >

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On Dec 17 Marius Ghita wrote: Unexpectedly pleased
While for other books I appreciate I always state things for which you should definitely buy them, for this one I can’t find one reason why you shouldn’t. Full Review  >

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On Dec 16 Benjamin Williams wrote: SQL Pocket Guide 3rd Edition
Title: SQL Pocket Guide, Third EditionBy: Jonathan GennickPublisher: O'Reilly MediaFormats: Print Ebook Safari Books OnlinePrint Release: November 2010Ebook Release: November 2010Pages: 208Print ISBN: 978-1-4493-9409-7 | ISBN 10: 1-4493-9409-4Ebook ISBN: 978-1-4493-9437-0 | ISBN 10: 1-4493-9437-X[O'Reilly, Amazon]SQL Pocket Guide is a way of getting to know the SQL language on a variety… Full Review  >

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On Dec 13 William Assaf wrote: Review: SQL Pocket Guide By Jonathan Gennick
The SQL Pocket Guide is a cross-platform reference guide for SQL standard syntax, covering Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, MySQL, and PostgreSQL. Surely this book was quite an undertaking for the author... Full Review  >

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On Dec 9 Fuad Arshad wrote: Book Review - SQL Pocket Guide By Jonathan Gennick
SQL Pocket Guide by Jonathan Gennick is book that addresses SQL across multiple platforms. The Book tries to talk about SQL syntax across the major databases, which include Oracle 11Gr2, DB2 9.7, Postgres SQL and SQL Server. Not All SQL is standard and variations of SQL in terms of Syntax are clearly highlighted and explained. The Book is written by Jonathan Gennick whose previous titles include SQL* Plus a definitive guide, Books on SQL Loader & regular expressions. Full Review  >

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On Dec 4 Patrick Barel wrote: [Book Review] SQL Pocket Guide By Jonathan Gennick
This book shows most of the functions available in all databases and how they differ from environment to environment. It describes just about all the functions you will ever need in your day to day work. Full Review  >

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