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Database used in the heads first SQL book

Mohamed Mabrouk
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Joined: Mar 06, 2007
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Wow, i am currently studying for the DB2 associate exam, perfect timing for that book!

So SQL is SQL, but as i understand some databases have their own add-ons to the language or rather customized version of it, so i wanted to know if the book was using a certain database for its example, and if so, what is it?
Qunfeng Wang
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Having looked at the sample chapter, it uses MySQL. I guess it will mostly focus on the common SQL.


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Lynn Beighley
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That's correct.


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