Get ready for SQL Server 2008
Whether you're a database developer, DBA, or BI Developer, SQL Server 2008 promises to change the way you deliver enterprise data solutions. Open this detailed, experience-based guide for clear explanations of the concepts balanced with real-world examples and best practices gleaned from years of field and consulting experience. SQL Server is an immense product — this book is your guide to the strategies and details that matter most.
Master the data architecture concepts that drive database technologies
Write elegant set-based queries that respond well to a comprehensive indexing strategy
Code an efficient and robust data abstraction layer with stored procedures
Learn the best way to connect to SQL Server with ADO or Microsoft Access
Use PowerShell and Policy-based Management to better administer your servers
Use Analysis Services, MDX, and Excel to analyze data trends
Optimize performance with data compression, resource governor, and partitioning
Companion Web Site
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This is an excellent hands on book to learn the technology. I've suggested this book to several friends to read.Published 2 months ago by Anthony Tempio, Jr.
So far everything I've looked for has been in here and easy to find. Covers it all.A great reference book when it comes to SQL.Published 6 months ago by Ronald Wheeler
The book is thouroughly thought out and implemented. Not too long, not too short. First conceptual introduction of any subject, after that meaninful and simple examples. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Alexei
Shipping was fast and the book in mint condition. The book is good assuming you have some decent knowledge of using SQL as a user. Read morePublished on August 28, 2011 by AmitP
I was going through the section windowing and Partioning.
Accoring to the book, Ordering happens first and partioning happens next. Read more
This book is an incredible book, really everything that you want to know about Sql Server 2008 except the HAVING phrase. There is one mention of it but no examples. Read morePublished on December 4, 2010 by Boca Cat