Microsoft SQL Server 2005 for Dummies

Overview

  • Now updated to reflect the much-anticipated "Yukon" release of SQL Server, this friendly guide shows database developers and administrators as well as those who use database application how to get up to speed fast
  • Offers a gentle introduction to relational database design and shows how to build databases, create database applications, and maintain and optimize database performance
  • Covers the major new ...
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Overview

  • Now updated to reflect the much-anticipated "Yukon" release of SQL Server, this friendly guide shows database developers and administrators as well as those who use database application how to get up to speed fast
  • Offers a gentle introduction to relational database design and shows how to build databases, create database applications, and maintain and optimize database performance
  • Covers the major new features of the "Yukon" release-including analysis services, reporting services, and notification services
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764577550
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/6/2006
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition description: Revised Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 432
  • Sales rank: 708,871
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Andrew Watt (Scotland, UK) is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP). He specializes in Microsoft technologies, including the SQL Server database and InfoPath. He is an independent consultant and experienced computer book author. He first used SQL Server in version 7.0. He is using SQL Server 2005 beta in the beta programs since August 2003.
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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: SQL Server 2005: An Overview.

Chapter 1: Introducing SQL Server 2005.

Chapter 2: New Features in SQL Server 2005.

Chapter 3: Introducing and Configuring Management Studio.

Part II: Basic Operations.

Chapter 4: Creating Databases, Tables, and Relationships with T-SQL.

Chapter 5: Asking Questions and Getting Answers.

Chapter 6: Building a Simple Application.

Part III: Working with SQL Server.

Chapter 7: Working with XML.

Chapter 8: Using the Common Language Runtime.

Chapter 9: Using Stored Procedures.

Chapter 10: Error Handling in T-SQL.

Part IV: Protecting Your Data.

Chapter 11: Securing Your Data.

Chapter 12: Availability and Preventing Data Loss.

Chapter 13: Maintaining Integrity with Transactions.

Chapter 14: Maintaining Data Integrity with Constraints and Triggers.

Part V: Administering a SQL Server System.

Chapter 15: Configuring a SQL Server System.

Chapter 16: Scheduling SQL Server Agent Jobs.

Chapter 17: Sending Information Using Notification Services.

Chapter 18: Maintaining a SQL Server System.

Chapter 19: Working with Multiple Servers.

Part VI: Using SQL Server Business Intelligence (BI) Services.

Chapter 20: SQL Server Integration Services.

Chapter 21: Analysis Services.

Chapter 22: Building Business Reports with Reporting Services.

Part VII: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 23: Ten Sources of Information on SQL Server 2005.

Chapter 24: Products that Work with SQL Server 2005.

Index.

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