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Re: Book Reviewers

From: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndQuadrant(dot)com>
To: Eric Redmond <eric(dot)redmond(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Book Reviewers
Date: 2012-01-20 08:59:02
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On Fri, Jan 20, 2012 at 5:49 AM, Eric Redmond <eric(dot)redmond(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:

> TL;DR: I need a technical reviewer or two. Possibly a quote.
>
> I've spent the past year writing a book called "Seven Databases in Seven
> Weeks", inspired by the book "Seven Languages in Seven Weeks." In it, we
> cover (you guessed it) seven databases across the spectrum of database
> styles. The list is, in order:
>
> PostgreSQL
> Riak
> HBase
> MongoDB
> CouchDB
> Neo4j
> Redis
>
> Since the first chapter is PostgreSQL, it needs to be the best and most
> engaging. It also needs to be the most accurate (yeah, they all need to be
> accurate, but this needs to be extra correct). So before we slap a sticker
> that says "done" on this book, I'd like a couple volunteers to review the
> book. I'm posting in advocacy, because I think this is probably equal parts
> tech review, and a chance to let people know that psql still has a huge
> presence, and a lot of awesome things to provide, in this world of NoSQL.

Hi Eric,

Sounds like it's something worth getting involved in.

I'd like to volunteer.

Best Regards

-- 
 Simon Riggs                   http://www.2ndQuadrant.com/
 PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Training & Services

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