-Provides deep background information along with best practices that help developers build and optimize more-responsive databases
-Features numerous code samples and table examples
Kalen 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 Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Internals.
Ron Talmage is a mentor with SolidQ. He is a SQL Server MVP, PASS Northwest US Regional Mentor, and current Chapter Leader of the Redmond-based Pacific Northwest SQL Server Users Group. He has been involved with SQL Server since version 4.21a, and has contributed to numerous SQL Server white papers and articles. His current focus is on database administration for relational data warehouses using SQL Server.
Adam Machanic lives in Boston, is a regular usergroup speaker and has written for SQL Server magazines. He's a Microsoft MVP and Certified IT Professional and previously wrote Expert SQL Server 2005 Development (APress).
I've always liked and preferred publisher Microsoft, especially on issues that are of domain ownership. Its content seems appropriate and well treated the subject matter. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Pablo Zurita
Very good book. Work very well with SQL Server INTERNALS - Kalen Delaney. I recommend for new e experts dbas.Published 16 months ago by Rafael Dontal Gonçalez
The Microsoft Press books about SQL Server are typically edited by Kalen Delaney who seems to have damn good standards for readability and coverage of the topics. Read morePublished 17 months ago by John Palmer
I love Kalen Delaney , she is one of those writers who has the gift to tell the story in such a way that complex tasks become simple to understand . Read morePublished on February 4, 2011 by Michel Posseth
Needed this book to solve Sql 2005 performance issues. Went online and ordered this book - got the book in the promised time and in excellent condition. Read morePublished on February 8, 2010 by Amazon Customer
SQL performance tuning is probably one of those things you can do to really make a HUGE difference in performance. Read morePublished on February 7, 2008 by Denis Gobo
I have read around 25 SQL 7/2000/2005 books including all 3 books and 1 pamphlet from Kalen Delaney. Read morePublished on January 14, 2008 by Jaewoo Kim
I am only half way through this book, but the information it has given me has been valuable. I am excited to further test out the information, as well as learn more. Read morePublished on December 12, 2007 by Regan H. Thacker