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Re: SQL classes

From: "James F(dot) Terwilliger" <jterwill(at)cecs(dot)pdx(dot)edu>
To: "'Selena Deckelmann'" <sdeckelmann(at)chrisking(dot)com>, "'Ewan, Michael'" <michael(dot)ewan(at)intel(dot)com>
Cc: "'Postgresql PDX_Users'" <pdxpug(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: SQL classes
Date: 2007-12-19 20:02:29
Message-ID: 001001c8427a$190f8530$4b2e8f90$ (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pdxpug
The databases course CS586 class at PSU is exactly the same course that was
taught at OGI, FYI.  Same instructors, same textbook, same syllabus.  IF
you're looking for just a basic primer online, there is one at, which covers about the same material as the first week and a
half of the PSU class.

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From: pdxpug-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org [mailto:pdxpug-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org] On
Behalf Of Selena Deckelmann
Sent: Wednesday, December 19, 2007 11:39 AM
To: Ewan, Michael
Cc: Postgresql PDX_Users
Subject: Re: [pdxpug] SQL classes

On Dec 19, 2007, at 11:26 AM, Ewan, Michael wrote:

> What is your recommendation for SQL programming classes (local
> preferred)?  I'm in the process of learning SQL the hard way, by
> debugging someone else's code.  I'm dealing with MS SQL server 2005  
> but
> long term plan on migrating to PostgreSQL.

They used to have a Databases class at OGI. We have two PSU Intro to  
Databases teachers on this list - but that's not necessarily what  
you're after. I don't have direct experience with any database courses.

Command Prompt, Inc. is fairly local, supports PostgreSQL, and they  
offer on-site training in the Portland area. Does anyone else know of  
a local training company?

I learned most of what I know by debugging someone else's PL/PgSQL,  
so I feel your pain, Michael!


Selena Deckelmann
Information Systems Manager
Chris King Precision Components
Made in Portland, Oregon / 503.972.4050 x230

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