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Practical Sql: A Beginner's Guide to Storytelling with Data Paperback – 15 Feb 2018

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  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: No Starch Press,US (1 May 2018)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1593278276
  • ISBN-13: 978-1593278274
  • Product Dimensions: 17.9 x 2.4 x 23.5 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 771 g
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 125,714 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Practical SQL is an approachable and fast-paced guide to SQL (Structured Query Language), the standard programming language for defining, organizing, and exploring data in relational databases. The book focuses on using SQL to find the story your data tells, with the popular open-source database PostgreSQL and the pgAdmin interface as its primary tools.

About the Author

Anthony DeBarros is an award-winning data journalist whose career spans 30 years at news organizations including USA TODAY and Gannett's Poughkeepsie Journal. A longtime member of Investigative Reporters and Editors, he is a frequent speaker at its data journalism conferences. He is currently a vice president overseeing digital content and product for a leading global business information company and holds a master's degree in computer science and information systems from Marist College.

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