Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 Step by Step

Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 Step by Step
Published:November 12, 2008Language:English
Author:Mike HotekTechnology:Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Length:544 PagesISBN 13:9780735626041

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$ 49.99
About The BookYour hands-on, step-by-step guide to learning the fundamentals of SQL Server 2008 programming.

Teach yourself SQL Server 2008—one step at a time. Get the practical guidance you need to build database solutions that solve real-world business problems. Learn to integrate SQL Server data in your applications, write queries, develop reports, and employ powerful business intelligence systems.

Discover how to:

  • Install and work with core components and tools

  • Create tables and index structures

  • Manipulate and retrieve data

  • Secure, manage, back up, and recover databases

  • Apply tuning plus optimization techniques to generate high-performing database applications

  • Optimize availability through clustering, database mirroring, and log shipping

  • Tap business intelligence tools—Reporting, Analysis, and Integration Services


  • CD features:
  • Practice exercises and code samples

  • Fully searchable eBook

  • About Mike HotekMike Hotek is a SQL Server expert with three decades of experience consulting, writing, and developing database applications. He has designed solutions spanning the breadth of SQL Server features, in multiple development languages. Mike has authored or coauthored seven books on SQL Server, including several Self-Paced Training Kits; written dozens of articles; and delivered hundreds of classes, seminars, and conference sessions worldwide.
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