If you are a MySQL user who wants to find
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MySQL Crash Course is for you. This tutorial-based book
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self-paced lessons in which you will complete exercises that
illustrate the most important aspects of MySQL. You will learn how
Use the MySQL toolset.
Use the aggregate functions to analyze data.
Perform insert, update and delete operations.
Combine queries using unions.
Create and modify tables and access table schemas.
Manage databases, users and security privileges.
Don't get bogged down in the database theory and relational
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