writes "I'm sure there are plenty of people like myself who do a fair amount of
programming against MySQL databases, and consider it a feature of the
product that it's pretty easy to do without having to fuss much with
the actual database. Still, it's nice to look at what goes on under the
hood, even if smoke isn't pouring out from beneath it. Pro MySQL
by Michael Kruckenberg and Jay Pipes provides a broad
well-organized exploration of intermediate and advanced MySQL topics
that is a satisfying overview of the database management system."
Read the rest of Rob's review.