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Professional SQL Server 2005 Programming Paperback – December 1, 2006

ISBN-13: 978-0764584343 ISBN-10: 0764584340

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 912 pages
  • Publisher: Wrox (December 1, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0764584340
  • ISBN-13: 978-0764584343
  • Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 1.8 x 9.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,129,338 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Robert Vieira is one of the leading authorities on Microsoft SQL Server and author of the bestselling title from Wrox Press, Professional SQL Server 2000 Programming, with nearly 40,000 copies in print.  Vieira is currently a Software Architect for NetIQ Corporation in Portland, OR, where he performs design work and coaches other developers. He speaks frequently at both public and private conferences nationally, and is perhaps best known for his light-hearted approach to teaching and writing.

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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By D. Wyatt on June 10, 2007
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I would highly recommend this book for both someone new to database development and for those who are migrating from earlier versions of SQL Server.

Maybe I'm just a groupie for this author, since I've purchased this same book for SQL Server 7, 2000, and now 2005, but I continue to find his approach easily readable and full of practical advice that is immediately applicable to projects.

Even as an experienced programmer with SQL Server, I'm glad I bought this book, rather than just a "what's new in 2005 version." After a quick scan of the table of contents, I easily found what was new in 2005 and focused on the parts that were relevant to our applications. It's also a great resource to have on the shelf. It has come in handy when our team runs into not-so-common problems. We've been able to crack it open and find exactly what we need.
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10 of 13 people found the following review helpful By Ivan Pepelnjak on January 4, 2007
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A bit of the background: I bought this book after reading a number of other excellent books covering the same subject matter, but not the features of the SQL Server 2005 release. My (unfounded) expectations were that this book would focus on what's new in 2005 release.

Dead wrong ... some of the exciting new features like XML indices are skipped (or lost in circular cross-references), the features new to SQL server 2005 are not clearly marked, so it's not obvious on what to focus, and the technical material in the book is heavily interspersed with page-long author's deliberations on why he put a certain topic in a certain place (frankly, I don't care about his book structuring decisions as long as the content is there and presented in a useful fashion).

If you're not focused on the SQL Server 2005 release, you might be better off buying more time-tested books from other authors.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Jesse Lee Curry on October 15, 2007
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I've never been a fan of the Wrox product line, but purchased this book on the recommendation of a friend.
I couldn't be happier. The author is one of the most knowledgeable, and he writes in an accessible style.
I've heard some gripes about how he discusses the organization of his book a little too much, but the reasons for these passages are to reinforce the importance of the concepts being covered in relation to other concepts.
I'd recommend this book to beginners who are fast learners, or to old hands that want to pick up a new trick or two.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Dimitri Shvorob on May 10, 2008
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When working with databases, there's querying, and everything else. A DBA might set up a database; an advanced user might progam stored procedures and triggers, ponder indexing, effectively use cursors, etc. - but if you just want to know how to write a query to accompish a task, this is *not* the right book to help you learn. Check out 'SQL Server 2005 T-SQL Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach' by Sack.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By S. Swanner on September 6, 2007
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I found this book extremely helpful in wrapping my brain around some very difficult to grasp concepts. The author writes in a way that's very easy to understand (especially with such a difficult topic such as SQL programming).
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