Troels' links: Relational database systems

—Focusing on the SQL-standard, hierarchical and temporal data, and open source software.


Related to SQL standards

Unfortunately, the SQL standard isn't freely available; it must be bought from ISO or INCITS. You may also be able to leaf through (and perhaps even borrow) it at your local standards organization. Freely available resources:

(See also the link to the book by Jim Melton and Alan Simon.)

Hierarchical data in RDBMSs

Temporal databases

Various important subjects


Key types

Books about relational database systems

Online books

Books with online resources

Focus on general relational database topics

Focus on SQL

Focus on performance

Other books

Free online magazines

Tutorials and documents

SQL tutorials and documents

Link collections

Interesting DBMS products

Open source

Closed source

DBMS rebels

Other links