MySQL Pocket Reference, 2nd Edition
SQL Functions and Utilities
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Final Release Date: July 2007
Pages: 134

To help you be more efficient in your work, this handy pocket reference gives you instant reminders on how to use important MySQL functions, especially in conjunction with key parts of the LAMP open source infrastructure. This powerful database system is so rich in features that no administrator or programmer can stay familiar with all of them. MySQL Pocket Reference is an ideal on-the-job companion, well organized to help you find and adapt the statements you need -- quickly.

Updated for the latest versions of this popular database, this edition covers many complex features that have been added to MySQL 5.0 and 5.1, including a section dedicated to stored procedures and triggers. After a brief introduction on installation and initial setup, the book explains:

  • How to configure MySQL, such as setting the root password
  • MySQL data types, including numerics, strings, dates, and complex types
  • SQL syntax, commands, data types, operators, and functions
  • Arithmetic, comparison and logical operators
  • Aggregate and general functions
  • Stored procedures and triggers, including procedure definition, procedure calls, procedure management, cursors, and triggers
You don't have time to stop and thumb through an exhaustive reference when you're hard at work. This portable and affordable guide is small enough to fit into your pocket, and gives you a convenient reference that you can consult anywhere. When you reach a sticking point and need to get to a solution quickly, the MySQL Pocket Reference is the book you want to have.
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Handy and convenient must-have reference

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  • Easy to understand
  • Helpful examples
  • Well-written

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    Great book covering all the daily and some obscure MySQL issues. A must have in every MySQL developer library.

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    Very good book :)

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    The best a MySQL user can wish :). Is small but extremely complete :)

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