SQL Learning Suite 2.1
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Business Intelligence - BI Fundamentals - BI Videos
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Introduction to Data Mining by Pang-Ning Tan, Michael Steinbach and Vipin Kumar
Introductory textbook on Data Mining with fundamental concepts for each data mining technique, followed by more advanced concepts and algorithms.
Decision Support and Business Intelligence Systems (9th Edition) by Efraim Turban, Ramesh Sharda and Dursun Delen
Textbook detailing management support system technologies and how they can be used for better decision-making.
Data Mining with SQL Server 2005 by ZhaoHui Tang and Jamie MacLennan
This book shows how to create and implement data mining applications that will find the hidden patterns from your historical datasets. The authors explore the core concepts of data mining as well as the latest trends.
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SQL Server 2005 Express Absolute Beginner Videos
A 13 part series that starts from “What is a Database” all the way to “Enabling Full-Text search in your Text Data”.
Writing SQL Queries: Let's Start with the Basics
Learn to be more productive with SQL Server 2005 Express Edition with this quick introduction to the T-SQL language and the basics of getting information from the database using the SELECT statement.
SQL Server Data Mining Site
A site designed by the SQL Server Data Mining team to provide the SQL Server community with access to and information about our exciting data mining features.
MSDN SQL Server 2005 Virtual Labs
In these labs you can experience many of the features in SQL Server 2005, including XML support and deep business intelligence integration.
TechNet Virtual Labs: SQL Server 2005
No complex setup or installation is required to try out SQL Server 2005 running in the full-featured TechNet Virtual Lab. You get a downloadable manual and a 90-minute block of time for each module. You can sign up for additional 90-minute blocks any time.
TechNet SQL Server TechCenter
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