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The new edition covers many complex features that have been added to MySQL 5.0 and 5.1, including a section dedicated to stored procedures and ...
The new edition covers many complex features that have been added to MySQL 5.0 and 5.1, including a section dedicated to stored procedures and triggers. After a brief introduction on installation and initial setup, the book explains: How to configure MySQL, MySQL data types, including numerics, strings, dates, and complex types, SQL syntax, commands, data types, operators, and functions, Arithmetic, comparison, and logical operators, Aggregate and general functions, Stored procedures and triggers, including procedure definition, procedure calls, procedure management, and cursors. When you reach a sticking point, but have to get to a solution quickly, MySQL Pocket Reference is the book you need.
Easy to take and use anywhere, this little book provides instant reminders on how to use important MySQL functions in conjunction with key parts of the LAMP open source infrastructure.
Chapter 1: MySQL Pocket Reference; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 MySQL 5; 1.3 Setup; 1.4 Command-Line Tools; 1.5 Data Types; 1.6 SQL; 1.7 Operators; 1.8 Functions; 1.9 Storage Engines; 1.10 Stored Procedures and Functions; 1.11 Triggers;
George Reese is the founder and President of Valtira LLC in Minneapolis, MN and author of technology books such as the MySQL Pocket Reference, Database Programming with JDBC and Java, and Java Database Best Practices. Throughout the Internet era, he has spent his career applying enterprise and web technologies to the marketing domain. He is the creator of the Simplicis Marketing Dashboard, the core product from Valtira.
George holds a BA in Philosophy from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management in Evanston, Illinois. He currently lives in Minnesota with his wife and two daughters.
Posted April 24, 2013
Do NOT buy this book. It has no table of contents and no index. Also, the style of the function listings (poor font
choice and too much clutter on the line that has the function name) makes it hard to find any particular function.
Honestly, I'm surprised that O'Reilly let this one out the door.