Expert PL/SQL Practices for Oracle Developers and DBA’s was released on August 1, 2011. It was written by 15 PL/SQL senior developers and DBAs. Since one of them is my colleague and friend, Michael Rosenblum (Misha), I got the chance to browse through the book and get some inside stories.
At the ODTUG Kaleidoscope 2010 conference, Misha and Jonathan Gennick from Apress sat down and discussed how good PL/SQL books aimed at beginner developers and intermediate developers are available, but we need one for advanced users. They made calls to numerous IT professionals experienced with PL/SQL. Each writer selected the subject that he/she was most passionate about and wrote a chapter about it. The book is well-rounded and well worth reading.
This is not a book for beginners. It is a book for those who have worked in the field for years, with big, fail-proof, production databases, and who need a bigger picture of the tools and tricks. It’s the cream of the crop of for advanced PL/SQL developers!