[thelist] SQL: looking for resources, have one question

Morgan Kelsey morgan at morgankelsey.com
Mon Oct 21 15:28:00 CDT 2002

> > 2. are there any good recommendations for websites and/or books that
> i
> > should take a look at that explain in detail (and possibly with
> > pictures [i'm a visual kind of guy]) what the hell is happening when
> > it comes to JOINs? (or any other more advanced logic in SQL.)
> I found Ben Forta's "Learn SQL in 10 Minutes" a really good resource
> for beginners to SQL language in general. I too am ramping up to learn
> SQL Server and after doing my own research I came up with a few more
> books that you might find useful. They're on my Amazon wish list:
> http://makeashorterlink.com/?N2E815332
> I compiled that list from recommendations off various lists, Amazon
> user reviewers and looking at most of them at Borders. Haven't read
> any of them myself.

The documentation in SQL server is good too...between cruising the proggy
and hitting F1, and reading msdn.microsoft.com i got really far into SQL

For advanced stuff, Joe Celko's "SQL for Smarties" is a great book too. Not
very version specific, but full of great concepts.


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