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Microsoft SQL Server 2005: A Beginner"s Guide [NOOK Book]

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Deploy and manage SQL Server 2005 with ease



Learn to use all the powerful features available in SQL Server 2005 from this straightforward, hands-on guide. Set up SQL Server 2005, automate system administration tasks, execute simple and complex database queries, and use the robust analysis, business intelligence, and reporting tools. Troubleshooting, data partitioning, replication, and query optimization are ...

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Microsoft SQL Server 2005: A Beginner

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Overview

Deploy and manage SQL Server 2005 with ease



Learn to use all the powerful features available in SQL Server 2005 from this straightforward, hands-on guide. Set up SQL Server 2005, automate system administration tasks, execute simple and complex database queries, and use the robust analysis, business intelligence, and reporting tools. Troubleshooting, data partitioning, replication, and query optimization are also covered. With SQL Server 2005: A Beginner’s Guide, you’ll be able to set up a secure, reliable, and productive data management platform in no time.



Essential Skills for Database Professionals



  • Install and customize SQL Server 2005

  • Create, alter, and remove database objects with Transact-SQL statements

  • Use SQL Server as a native XML database system

  • Tune your database system for optimal performance

  • Use the new SQL Server Management Studio tool for executing and analyzing ad hoc queries

  • Retrieve data from more than one source using join operations and SELECT statements

  • Secure your database using two different authentication modes--Windows and mixed

  • Restore databases using transaction logs and backup and recovery methods

  • Streamline system administration tasks using the SQL Server Agent service tool

  • Analyze and manage information stored in a data warehouse with Microsoft Analysis Services

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071782135
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 12/13/2005
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 704
  • File size: 14 MB
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Meet the Author

Dusan Petkovic is a professor in the Department of Computer Science at the Polytechnic in Rosenheim, Germany. He is the bestselling author of two editions of SQL Server: A Beginner’s Guide and is a frequent contributor to SQL Server magazine.

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Table of Contents

Part I: SQL Server: Basic ConceptsChapter 1: Database Systems and SQL ServerChapter 2: SQL Server Management StudioPart II: Transact-SQL Language Chapter 3: SQL ComponentsChapter 4: Data Definition LanguageChapter 5: Simple QueriesChapter 6: Complex QueriesChapter 7: Modification of a Table's Contents Chapter 8: Stored Procedures and User-Defined FunctionsChapter 9: Indices and Query OptimizationChapter 10: Views Chapter 11: Systems CatalogChapter 12: SQL Server Security Chapter 13: TriggersChapter 14: Transactions Chapter 15: SQL Server System EnvironmentPart III: SQL Server: System AdministrationChapter 16: Overview of System AdministrationChapter 17: Planning the Installation and Installing SQL ServerChapter 18: Managing Database and Database FilesChapter 19: Managing SecurityChapter 20: Backup and RecoveryChapter 21: Automating Systems Administration TasksChapter 22: Performance and TuningChapter 23: Data PartitioningChapter 24: Data ReplicationPart IV: Microsoft Analysis ServicesChapter 25: Data Warehousing: An IntroductionChapter 26: Microsoft Analysis ServicesChapter 27: Business Intelligence and SQLChapter 28: Microsoft Reporting ServicesPart V: XML SupportChapter 29: Overview of XMLChapter 30: SQL Server 2005 and XMLINDEX





































































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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 28, 2007

    Okay but not great

    An okay book on SQL Server but not one I'd recommend. I had better luck with Stanek's SQL Server 2005 Administrator Consultant.

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