Media praise for High Performance MySQL

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"This is a good book that is well worth the cost. While it is not a newbie book, there is plenty here for novice and expert alike. I can pretty much guarantee that if you work with, or want to work with, MySQL, you will get some value from it...If you buy this book along with MySQL in Nutshell and MySQL Cookbook, I don't think you would need another MySQL book in your library."
-- Lewis Cunningham, MySQL Database News

"Without a doubt, High Performance MySQL belongs on any serious developer's bookshelf. Like the original, it's an enjoyable, engaging read that provides battled-tested solutions to real-world problems that engineers face in scaling their applications...Perhaps more importantly, the second edition brings with it a reminder of how important database design is to web development."
-- Matt Thompson, Technology Evangelist Intern, Yahoo! Developer Network

"High Performance MySQL is yet another stellar book from O'Reilly. The book is co-written by ex-Yahoo! employee Jeremy Zawodny. With a popular site like Yahoo!, one of the crucial elements of their backend is making sure the performance of the site remains high. MySQL is notorious for not having well-documented literature on the issues of reliability, scalability and performance. This book teaches many strategies and techniques that allow your MySQL-powered application to perform much smoother."
-- Glen Stansberry, NETTUTS

"This is one of the best database technology books I've read, and the best one on MySQL...this book is really a tour de force for understanding MySQL database technology. Go get a copy!"
-- Sean P. Hull, Amazon.com

"All the advanced topics relating to mySQL that other books leave out can all be found in this one book."
-- Stephen Chapman, Ask Felgall



"This is a good book that is well worth the cost. While it is not a newbie book, there is plenty here for novice and expert alike. I can pretty much guarantee that if you work with, or want to work with, MySQL, you will get some value from it."
--Lewis Cunningham, MySQL Database News