Media praise for SQL Pocket Guide

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"The complexity of developing database queries with SQL is a challenge often requiring frequent documentation searches. The "SQL Pocket Guide" by Jonathan Gennick is a great converged reference for many common database implementation. The best feature of this guide is its breadth of detail offered. " Full Review >
-- Thomas Harning, blog.eharning.us

"Is just as it states a pocket guide. The content of the book is setup in a way that it is easy to find what you are looking for. It gives you examples in Oracle, DB2, PostgreSQL, SQL Server and MySQL. It is a helpfull tool to give you the syntax you are looking for. The guide is a good tool to have handy for those times you just canít remember how to do something." Full Review >
-- Susan Murphy, smurphyrules.wordpress.com

"SQL Pocket Guide is a very sensible deskside reference for developers and database administrators. If you are experienced in SQL and can use occasional refreshers on commands and syntax, this is the perfect helper book for you." Full Review >
-- William Rouck, www.syntap.com

"Jonathan Gennick’s SQL Pocket Guide is a seamless guide any Database Admin or developer, expert or beginner alike, should have in their IT toolbox. I recall when I was in the university; I picked up a “learn SQL in 24 hours” book as a supplementary to our curriculum book. Had… " Full Review >
-- Gabriel Villa, extofer.blogspot.com

"The SQL Pocket Guide (3rd edition) by Jonathan Gennick (O'Reilly, 2010) is a must have for the database butterfly. I move among several DBMS on an almost daily basis." Full Review >
-- George Sawyer, sti.st

"The SQL Pocket Guide, 3rd Edition is a book that would be most useful to† SQL users who need to work in multiple database environments and do not have an internet connection available† when creating queries.† It’s well-organized by topic and provides working examples where relevant, but I don’t see… " Full Review >
-- John Brady, www.jfbrady.com/blog/

"SQL Pocket Guide is exactly that, a small guide to most things SQL. You won’t find a lot of background or extraneous content. Instead you’ll get good examples of SQL syntax for nearly every SQL command supported by PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, DB2 and Microsoft SQL Server. I’ve been using this… " Full Review >
-- Joshua Hunter, huntertrek.com

"As always, these books are not for learning SQL, just reminders of the syntax. If you are a guru of databases, this book can certainly be helpful to reach but almost certainly will be a bit corto.En But for people who program in other languages and only occasionally fight with databases, is fundamental." Full Review >
-- Marc 137, onefirebutton.blogspot.com/

"This is my first book review for the O'reilly Blogger Review Program, I read this book on my Amazon Kindle 3 - a great experience in itself. A great resource for starting and experienced SQL programmers alike, this book is indeed what it claims to be - a pocket guide for SQL. It is highly informative and covers a lot of ground in a concise and readable manner." Full Review >
-- Moshe Eshel, grouchygeek.eshel.us

"Pretty much a 'cookbook', is why I decided to review this book, being a big fan of other O'Reilly cookbooks. I am not one to want to read up on basics when you have to skip pages and chapters. With a reference book like SQL Pocket Guide, the author does a great job with this third-edition in dividing the chapters according to function and purpose of a task, from trying to remember how to do the different types of JOINS, to DateTime conversions working with Cubes." Full Review >
-- Doron Katz, doronkatz.com

"The SQL Pocket Guide isn’t a mandatory book to have in your desk because you can always take a look at good documentation from a database vendor, but the more databases you need to code against it, the more you will appreciate having it close to quickly find the information… " Full Review >
-- Horacio Nuñez, hnh12358.wordpress.com

"While for other books I appreciate I always state things for which you should definitely buy them, for this one I can't find one reason why you shouldn't." Full Review >
-- Marius Ghita, activedeveloper.info

"Title: SQL Pocket Guide, Third EditionBy: Jonathan GennickPublisher: O'Reilly MediaFormats: Print Ebook Safari Books OnlinePrint Release: November 2010Ebook Release: November 2010Pages: 208Print ISBN: 978-1-4493-9409-7 | ISBN 10: 1-4493-9409-4Ebook ISBN: 978-1-4493-9437-0 | ISBN 10: 1-4493-9437-X[O'Reilly, Amazon]SQL Pocket Guide is a way of getting to know the SQL language on a variety… " Full Review >
-- Benjamin Williams, benjaminkwilliams.blogspot.com/

"The SQL Pocket Guide is a cross-platform reference guide for SQL standard syntax, covering Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, MySQL, and PostgreSQL. Surely this book was quite an undertaking for the author..." Full Review >
-- William Assaf, sqltact.blogspot.com

"SQL Pocket Guide by Jonathan Gennick is book that addresses SQL across multiple platforms. The Book tries to talk about SQL syntax across the major databases, which include Oracle 11Gr2, DB2 9.7, Postgres SQL and SQL Server. Not All SQL is standard and variations of SQL in terms of Syntax are clearly highlighted and explained. The Book is written by Jonathan Gennick whose previous titles include SQL* Plus a definitive guide, Books on SQL Loader & regular expressions." Full Review >
-- Fuad Arshad, www.fuadarshad.com

"This book shows most of the functions available in all databases and how they differ from environment to environment. It describes just about all the functions you will ever need in your day to day work." Full Review >
-- Patrick Barel, blog.bar-solutions.com