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From: Jonathan Horne (mysqldfwlp.com)
Date: Mon Aug 13 2007 - 10:58:52 CDT
On Monday 13 August 2007 10:43:33 Gary Josack wrote:
> Jonathan Horne wrote:
> > i finally have a real need that i need to sit down and learn the basics
> > of databases. i need to learn to create a database that i can use to
> > track assets at my company, and have it be readable/updatable from a web
> > interface (and hopefully also export data to .csv).
> > can someone recommend a book that i might learn this from? ill be
> > starting from total db-novice.
> > thanks in advance,
> Do you want to learn database design theory in general or learn how to
> use MySQL?
> The "MySQL 5.0 Certification Study Guide" is a really good book for
> getting started with MySQL and covers almost everything you'll need to
> As far as theory... I think "Database Design For Mere Mortals - A
> Hands-On Guide To Relational Database Design, 2nd Edition" is a pretty
> good starting point.
i think my answer is... "database design theory, and how i will apply it using
thanks for your advice,
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