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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         
 PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Training & Services

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