Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 Internals

Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 Internals
Published:March 11, 2009Language:English
Author:Kalen Delaney, Paul S. Randal, Kimberly L. Tripp, Conor Cunningham, Adam Machanic, and Ben NevarezTechnology:Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Length:784 PagesISBN 13:9780735626249

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$ 59.99
About The BookThe definitive deep-dive on core engine features and how they work

Delve inside the core SQL Server engine—and put that knowledge to work—with guidance from a team of well-known internals experts. Whether database developer, architect, or administrator, you’ll gain the deep knowledge you need to exploit key architectural changes—and capture the product’s full potential. Discover how SQL Server works behind the scenes, including:
  • What happens internally when SQL Server builds, expands, shrinks, and moves databases
  • How to use event tracking—from triggers to the Extended Events Engine
  • Why the right indexes can drastically reduce your query execution time
  • How to transcend normal row-size limits with new storage capabilities
  • How the Query Optimizer operates
  • Multiple techniques for troubleshooting problematic query plans
  • When to force SQL Server to reuse a cached query plan—or create a new one
  • What SQL Server checks internally when running DBCC
  • How to choose among five isolation levels and two concurrency models when working with multiple concurrent users
  • About Kalen Delaney, Paul S. Randal, Kimberly L. Tripp, Conor Cunningham, Adam Machanic, and Ben NevarezKalen Delaney, a Microsoft MVP for SQL Server since 1993, provides advanced SQL Server training to clients worldwide. She is a contributing editor and columnist for SQL Server Magazine and the author of several highly regarded books, including Inside Microsoft SQL Server 2005: The Storage Engine and Inside Microsoft SQL Server 2005: Query Tuning and Optimization.

    Paul S. Randal is a Microsoft MVP, trainer, and contributing editor for TechNet Magazine. Kimberly L. Tripp is a Microsoft MVP, trainer, and contributing editor for SQL Server Magazine. Conor Cunningham is principal architect of the SQL Server Core Engine Team at Microsoft. Adam Machanic, MCITP, is a Microsoft MVP, speaker, and contributor to several SQL Server books. Ben Nevarez has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5 and is a senior database administrator.
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