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Simply SQL is a practical step-by-step guide to writing SQL. You'll learn how to make the most of your data using best-practice SQL code. Rather than bore you with theory, it focuses on the practical use of SQL with common databases and uses plenty of diagrams, easy-to-read text, and examples to help make learning SQL easy and fun.

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"Perfect book for the beginner" - by BCL on 20-NOV-2013
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I was a complete novice before reading this book. You won't be a DBA after reading this book, not that this is the author's intention, but you will have enough working knowledge to run some fairly complex queries. The book is well laid out and easy to understand. I like that when information is presented the author also explains where else in the book this subject is talked about, complete with a link to that section making it easy to flip back and forth to refresh your memory before moving on. This is the perfect beginner's book.
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"a nice introduction to SQL" - by Anonymous on 03-MAY-2011
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book was well organized; explanations were clear and concise; read straight need to skip pages or chapters; avoids database specifics; lists insights and personal best practices of db design and implementation
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