||SQL and Database Resources
Introduction to Structured Query Language
by James Hoffman.
SQL for Web Nerds,
a draft manuscript by Philip Greenspun who is also the author of
Philip and Alex's Guide to Web Publishing.
is an open source database management system that is known for being
incredibly fast, although it does not support as many SQL constructs
as other database management systems. Some uses of MySQL require a
commercial license, consult the
GNU Public License
is another open source database management system. It supports almost
all SQL constructs, including subselects, transactions, and
user-defined types and functions. Many believe it to be the most
advanced open-source database.
A comparison between MySQL and PostgreSQL
offers a real-world comparison about the strengths and weaknesses of
these two major players in the open source database domain.
The Oracle Technology Network
provides a number of resources for Oracle developers.
The Practical SQL Handbook : Using SQL Variants (Fourth Edition)
by Judith S. Bowman, Sandra L. Emerson (Contributor),
Marcy Darnovsky (Contributor)
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