The Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Performance Optimization and Tuning Handbook

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Learn from a SQL Server performance authority how to make your database run at lightning speed.

Ken England's SQL Server 6.5 Performance Optimization and Tuning Handbook is recognized by SQL Server administrators as the indispensable guide to tuning and optimization. Now he's revised the book for Microsoft's new SQL Server 2000, the most advanced and powerful version yet of SQL Server, which takes full advantage of Windows 2000's new processing capabilities. The book details the...

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Overview

Learn from a SQL Server performance authority how to make your database run at lightning speed.

Ken England's SQL Server 6.5 Performance Optimization and Tuning Handbook is recognized by SQL Server administrators as the indispensable guide to tuning and optimization. Now he's revised the book for Microsoft's new SQL Server 2000, the most advanced and powerful version yet of SQL Server, which takes full advantage of Windows 2000's new processing capabilities. The book details the factors that determine database performance and offers readers tools, techniques and best practices they can use to tweak and tune SQL Server's configuration and operation. Readers will learn how to enhance performance through good physical design and effective internal storage structures. The book spells out methods for creating efficient indexes and techniques for tuning SQL Server's new query optimizer.

A new edition of the authoritative and bestselling guide, SQL Server 6.5 Performance Optimization and Tuning Handbook, 1555581803Targets SQL Server 2000Helps IT professionals run SQL Server more powerfully and efficiently and optimize it for e-commerce and knowledge management

Audience: SQL Server administrators, programmers and system designers.

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Editorial Reviews

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This book provides tools, techniques, and best practices that you can use to tune SQL Server's configuration and operation.
-SQL Server

This book is a real gem and derserves a wide audience - Joe Karam, MCSD, MCDBA, MCT

Booknews
In his second volume on SQL Server, England (a consultant and trainer) takes you through the goals of performance tuning and the elements of the physical database design process, including data volume analysis and transaction analysis. He then describes SQL Server storage structures, introduces clustered and nonclustered indexes, the query optimizer, the interaction between SQL Server and Windows 2000 in the area of CPU, and memory and disk I/O. The remaining chapters explain SQL Server locking mechanism, performance monitoring, and provides a performance tuning aide-m<'e>moire. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781555582418
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 3/27/2001
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.83 (d)

Meet the Author

Ken England is President and Founder of Database Technologies, a database consulting, product evaluation and training firm. A Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer and a Microsoft Certified Trainer, Ken England is widely regarded as an authority on SQL Server and other leading database products. He is also the author of the SQL Server 6.5 Performance Optimization and Tuning Handbook.
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Table of Contents

Preface; Introducing Performance Tuning and Physical Database Design; SQL Server Storage Structures; Indexing; The Query Optimizer; SQL Server and Windows NT; Transactions and Locking; Monitoring Performance; A Performance Tuning Checklist
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 1, 2001

    The Best SQL Server Performance Book on the Market

    Ken has done it again! This is the best SQL Server Performance book on the market. This book is as good as its 6.5 conterpart. As an added bonus most of the 2000 information is applicable to 7.0. Mark

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