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Expert PHP and MySQL

Friday, April 2nd, 2010

Just released by Wrox: Expert PHP and MySQL by Andrew Curioso, Ronald Bradford and Patrick Galbraith.
For once, an “Expert” book where you not only can, but must take the title seriously. This book is choke-full of information, examples and best practices written by some of the foremost experts in their respective fields. All of the [...]

Book for MySQL developers: MySQL Crash Course

Saturday, April 1st, 2006

Ben Forta is the author of several “Teach Yourself” books, among which you may be familiar with his Teach Yourself SQL in 10 Minutes (us; uk). His new book, MySQL Crash Course, (us; uk) is an excellent introduction for the beginners and good reference work for those more experienced. The book certainly lives up to [...]

Clustering Book : The verdict

Saturday, April 1st, 2006

As I mentioned last week, I got a copy of Alex Davies and Harrison Fisk’s book MySQL Clustering (us; uk). The book is not very big, and with some 14 stuck-in-an-airplane-seat hours available, I got a chance to read through the remaining chapters.
It will be easy to claim that this is the book on [...]

New Book: MySQL Clustering

Thursday, March 23rd, 2006

I just received a copy of Alex Davies and Harrison Fisk’s book MySQL Clustering (us; uk).
I had the honor of reading a few of the chapters before they were published, and this looks to be a really excellent hands-on guide for setting up your own clusters. It takes you all the way from a thorough [...]