Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 T-SQL Fundamentals

Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 T-SQL Fundamentals
Published:October 22, 2008Language:English
Author:Itzik Ben-Gan (Solid Quality Mentors)Technology:Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Length:416 PagesISBN 13:9780735626010

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About The BookLearn T-SQL, write better code and queries, and extend your SQL Server knowledge

Master the foundations of T-SQL with the right balance of conceptual and practical content. Get hands-on guidance—including exercises and code samples—that show you how to develop code to query and modify data. You’ll gain a solid understanding of the T-SQL language and good programming practices, and learn to write more efficient and powerful queries.

Discover how to:
  • Apply T-SQL fundamentals, create tables, and define data integrity

  • Understand logical query processing

  • Query multiple tables using joins and subqueries

  • Simplify code and improve maintainability with table expressions

  • Explore pivoting techniques and how to handle grouping sets

  • Write code that modifies data

  • Isolate inconsistent data and address deadlock and blocking scenarios

  • About Itzik Ben-Gan (Solid Quality Mentors)Itzik Ben-Gan is a mentor and cofounder of Solid Quality Mentors. A Microsoft MVP for SQL Server since 1999, Ben-Gan teaches and consults internationally on T-SQL querying, programming, and query tuning. He is the coauthor of Inside Microsoft SQL Server: T-SQL Querying and Inside Microsoft SQL Server:T-SQL Programming. He has written numerous articles for SQL Server Magazine and MSDN®, and speaks at industry events such as Microsoft Tech
  • Ed, DevWeek, PASS, and SQL Server Connections.
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