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Getting Started with Amazon Redshift by Stefan Bauer

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Conventions

In this book, you will find a number of styles of text that distinguish between different kinds of information. Here are some examples of these styles, and an explanation of their meaning.

Code words in text, database table names, folder names, filenames, file extensions, pathnames, dummy URLs, user input, and Twitter handles are shown as follows: "We can include other contexts through the use of the include directive."

A block of code is set as follows:

CREATE TABLE census_data
   (
       fips                        VARCHAR(10),
       pop_estimate                BIGINT,
       pop_estimate_base           BIGINT,
       pop_estimate_chg            DECIMAL(5, 1),
       pop_total                   BIGINT
...

When we wish to draw your attention to a particular part of a code block, the relevant lines or items are set in bold:

CREATE TABLE census_data ...

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