Riaz Ahmed is an IT professional with over twenty years of hard-earned experience. He started his career as a programmer in early 90's and is currently working as the head of IT with a reputed group of companies. He has been working in Oracle technologies since 1996. Besides Oracle database, his areas of interest are Oracle's web-based development technologies including APEX, JDeveloper, Business Intelligence, and JHeadstart.
He has authored couple of books on Oracle technologies. These books are taught in U.S community colleges and IT institutes. His first book, Create Rapid Web Applications Using Oracle Application Express, is listed on Oracle Corporation’s web site.
The second one, Implement Oracle Business Intelligence (Volume 1), is a hands-on guide written on OBIEE.
This book is rolled out to focus on the more operational areas of the language. It is meant to help you learn SQL quickly by yourself. It follows a tutorial approach wherein hundreds of hands-on exercises are provided, augmented with illustrations, to teach you SQL in a short period of time.