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Re: Best starter book

From: Mladen Gogala <mladen(dot)gogala(at)vmsinfo(dot)com>
To: Dan Halbert <halbert(at)halwitz(dot)org>
Cc: NOVICE Postgres elist <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Best starter book
Date: 2010-05-22 19:40:34
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Dan Halbert wrote:
> On 5/21/2010 11:11 AM, Donn Washburn wrote:
>   
>> What would be a good starter book.
>>     
>
> I looked at several PostgreSQL-specific books about a year ago, and 
> picked this one:
> Beginning Databases with PostgreSQL: From Novice to Professional, Second 
> Edition
> http://www.amazon.com/Beginning-Databases-PostgreSQL-Novice-Professional/dp/1590594789
>
> This is an intelligently written database intro book that covers both 
> general database topics and PostgreSQL-specific topics. I had Oracle and 
> MySQL experience beforehand, but still found this book quite useful. It 
> is true now that I generally refer to the documentation.
>
> Dan
>
>
>   
I concur. I also used the same book, the book was very useful to me. 

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