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A Guide to SQL
A GUIDE TO SQL, 8E, continues to be the essential SQL reference. It builds on the success of previous editions by presenting basic SQL commands in the context of a running case in which a business uses SQL to manage orders, parts, customers, and sales reps. The book covers the fundamentals of SQL programming using straightforward instruction and extensive hands-on ...more
Paperback, 309 pages
Published September 1st 2008 by Course Technology
(first published 1990)
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This is only good for extremely basic SQL queries. It has examples of every single query, so it's great as a reference, but it doesn't get into anything that's slightly complicated if you wanted to build your own database. However, I've heard that there are no good intro-to-SQL books, that's they're all way too easy, like this one, or they're way too difficult to understand. I guess I could give it three stars. It's an average book.
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