Walter Shields 

Walter Shields is the author of SQL Quickstart Guide

Walter Shields is an SQL expert, mentor, bestselling author, LinkedIn Learning instructor and technologist with over twenty years of experience in the field. He has worked with data-driven organizations such as the Target Corporation and the NYC Transit Authority and has been a patient, helpful mentor for hundreds of thrilled and successful students.

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An ideal and comprehensive introduction for anyone seeking to increase their job prospects and enhance their careers."

- Midwest Book Review

About SQL QuickStart Guide

SQL is the workhorse programming language that forms the backbone of modern data management and interpretation.

Any database management professional will tell you that despite trendy data management languages that come and go, SQL remains the most widely used and most reliable to date, with no signs of stopping. In this comprehensive guide, experienced mentor and SQL expert Walter Shields draws on his considerable knowledge to make the topic of relational database management accessible, easy to understand, and highly actionable.

SQL QuickStart Guide is ideal for those seeking to increase their job prospects and enhance their careers, for developers looking to expand their programming capabilities, or for anyone who wants to take advantage of our inevitably data-driven future—even with no prior coding experience!

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