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Re: postgresql book - practical or something newer?

From: Tom Hart <tomhart(at)coopfed(dot)org>
To: Glyn Astill <glynastill(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)uk>
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: postgresql book - practical or something newer?
Date: 2008-01-30 18:55:12
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Glyn Astill wrote:
> More documentation would be nice, but surely it's more down to
> getting the type of user base that write your average "how to" books?
>  The O'Reilly books seem to cover postgres quite nicely, however I've
> only had a flick through in shops.
> One thing's for sure, 2 months ago I signed up to the most common
> postgresql and m*sql lists when I was trying to decide what was best
> for our backend. At the time m*sql was my 1st choice, and it took me
> less than a day to drop those toys in the street and decide
> postgresql was the way forward.
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I definitely think that the lists are one of the shining stars for 
postgresql support. I've learned some good reference stuff from online 
docs/google but the really tricky questions were only answered here, and 
amazingly enough, quickly and with good humor. Perhaps what we really 
need is somebody to comb through the archives looking for common 
problems or exceptional solutions and compile them into a "book".

Tom Hart
IT Specialist
Cooperative Federal
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