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Re: The best book

From: "Chad R(dot) Larson" <clarson(at)eldocomp(dot)com>
To: Ludwig Lim <lud_nowhere_man(at)yahoo(dot)com>,Elielson Fontanezi <ElielsonF(at)prodam(dot)sp(dot)gov(dot)br>
Cc: PostgreSQL Mailing List <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: The best book
Date: 2002-07-29 20:15:50
Message-ID: 4.2.2.20020729130500.00ab0cf0@ecint.ecinet.com (view raw or flat)
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At 07:34 PM 7/26/02 , Ludwig Lim wrote:
>--- Elielson Fontanezi <ElielsonF(at)prodam(dot)sp(dot)gov(dot)br> wrote: >    Which the 
>best book all you can tell me to buy > for Administering PostGres?
>
>- I recommend PostgreSQL : Introduction and Concepts by Bruce Momjiam if 
>you are new to PostgreSQL.It's for beginners to a level between 
>intermediate and advance. It explains nicely the features unique to 
>PostgreSQL not found in other DBMS.

Bruce's book is a good one, but a large portion of the page count is 
devoted to basically an SQL primer.  If you aren't comfortable with SQL, 
it's a good starting place.

A book that is a bit deeper in the installation and administration of 
PostgreSQL is "Practical PostgreSQL" by John C. Worsley and Joshua D. Drake.

It's one of the O'reilly books, ISBN 1-56592-846-6.


         -crl
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Chad R. Larson (CRL22)    chad(at)eldocomp(dot)com
   Eldorado Computing, Inc.   602-604-3100
      5353 North 16th Street, Suite 400
        Phoenix, Arizona   85016-3228


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