SQL Cookbook (Google eBook)
You know the rudiments of the SQL query language, yet you feel you aren't taking full advantage of SQL's expressive power. You'd like to learn how to do more work with SQL inside the database before pushing data across the network to your applications. You'd like to take your SQL skills to the next level.
Let's face it, SQL is a deceptively simple language to learn, and many database developers never go far beyond the simple statement: SELECT columns FROM table WHERE conditions. But there is so much more you can do with the language. In the SQL Cookbook, experienced SQL developer Anthony Molinaro shares his favorite SQL techniques and features. You'll learn about:
Written in O'Reilly's popular Problem/Solution/Discussion style, the SQL Cookbook is sure to please. Anthony's credo is: "When it comes down to it, we all go to work, we all have bills to pay, and we all want to go home at a reasonable time and enjoy what's still available of our days." The SQL Cookbook moves quickly from problem to solution, saving you time each step of the way.
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Review: SQL CookbookUser Review - Tanya - Goodreads
Thumbed through this initially and found some new tricks right away. So far it's been easy to find things for specific problems I need to solve. Read full review
Review: SQL CookbookUser Review - Stacy Park - Goodreads
good stuff in this bitch Read full review
Date Manipulation 219
Working with Ranges 298
Advanced Searching 325
Reporting and Warehousing 365
Hierarchical Queries 441
Odds n Ends 471
Date Arithmetic 188