Structured Query Language - A Practical Introduction
by Akeel I. Din
Publisher: NCC Blackwell 1994
Number of pages: 190
Introductory text for learning SQL, it shows you how to use the language with crystal-clear explanations and examples. For more advanced and vendor-specific topics (triggers, stored procs, etc.) you'll probably need to look at the vendor's documentation.
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