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From:Peter Brawley Date:December 28 2009 4:37pm
Subject:Re: Database fundamentals: wanna learn.
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Ken,

>So, any suggestions -- books, courses, web sites, what-have-you -- that I
>should be hitting up so I can have a better grasp of what's going on
>behind the scenes?

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/tutorial.html

Start at top left and work your way downwards & rightwards at 
http://www.artfulsoftware.com/dbresources.html.

PB

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Ken D'Ambrosio wrote:
> Hey, all.  I've been using databases clear back to xBase days; that being
> said, I've never had a solid foundation for relational databases.  While I
> can muddle by in SQL, I really don't have a good understanding of exactly
> how keys are set up, the underpinnings of indexing, and, oh, lots of
> ground-level stuff.  Call me a "user", and you'd be right -- an
> administrator of databases?  Not so much.
>
> So, any suggestions -- books, courses, web sites, what-have-you -- that I
> should be hitting up so I can have a better grasp of what's going on
> behind the scenes?
>
> Thanks!
>
> -Ken
>
>
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Database fundamentals: wanna learn.Ken D'Ambrosio28 Dec
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  • Re: Database fundamentals: wanna learn.Martijn Tonies28 Dec
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