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Posted Aug 24, 2006


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This book seems ideally suited for a couple of different audiences: Application developers with basic SQL knowledge hoping to gain a deeper understanding of the product and databases in general. The book provides a basic overview of the use of triggers, stored procedures, and cursors, among other things, before getting into the MySQL specifics. Experts in other database management systems (e.g. Oracle, Sybase) who want to apply their expertise to MySQL. The book provides a good tour of advanced MySQL functionality, and does a fair job of pointing out MySQL's shortcomings where they exist (which are much fewer in the 5.0 series). Such readers may be annoyed by the MySQL-centric views that surface from time-to-time, but all of the information should be there

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