MICROSOFT SQL SERVER 2008 A BEGINNER'S GUIDE 4/E: A Beginner's Guide [NOOK Book]

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Get Started on Microsoft SQL Server 2008 in No Time



Learn to use all of the powerful features available in SQL Server 2008 quickly and easily. Microsoft SQL Server 2008: A Beginner's Guide explains the fundamentals of each topic alongside examples and tutorials that walk you through real-world database tasks. Install SQL Server 2008, construct high-performance databases, use powerful Transact-SQL statements,...

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MICROSOFT SQL SERVER 2008 A BEGINNER'S GUIDE 4/E: A Beginner's Guide

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Overview

Get Started on Microsoft SQL Server 2008 in No Time



Learn to use all of the powerful features available in SQL Server 2008 quickly and easily. Microsoft SQL Server 2008: A Beginner's Guide explains the fundamentals of each topic alongside examples and tutorials that walk you through real-world database tasks. Install SQL Server 2008, construct high-performance databases, use powerful Transact-SQL statements, create stored procedures and triggers, and execute simple and complex database queries. Performance tuning, Database Engine security, Business Intelligence, and XML are also covered.     



  • Set up, configure, and maintain SQL Server 2008

  • Build and manage database objects using Transact-SQL statements

  • Create stored procedures and user-defined functions

  • Optimize database performance, availability, and reliability

  • Implement solid security using authentication, encryption, and authorization

  • Automate tasks using SQL Server Agent

  • Create reliable data backups and perform flawless system restores

  • Use all-new SQL Server 2008 Business Intelligence, development, and administration tools

  • Learn in detail the SQL Server XML technology (SQLXML)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071546393
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 7/30/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 709
  • File size: 20 MB
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Meet the Author

Dusan Petkovic is a computer science professor at the Polytechnic in Rosenheim, Germany. He is the bestselling author of the previous editions of this book and has written numerous articles for SQL Server Magazine.

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Table of Contents

Part I: Basic Concepts and Installation
Chapter 1. Relational Database Systems--An Introduction
Chapter 2. Planning the Installation and Installing SQL Server
Chapter 3. SQL Server Management Studio
Part II: Transact-SQL Language
Chapter 4. SQL Components
Chapter 5. Data Definition Language
Chapter 6. Queries
Chapter 7. Modification of a Table's Contents
Chapter 8. Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functions
Chapter 9. System Catalog
Chapter 10. Indices
Chapter 11. Views
Chapter 12. Security System of Database Engine
Chapter 13. Concurrency Control
Chapter 14. Triggers
Part III: SQL Server: System Administration
Chapter 15. System Environment of Database Engine
Chapter 16. Managing Instances and Maintaining Databases
Chapter 17. Backup and Recovery
Chapter 18. Automating System Administration Tasks
Chapter 19. Data Replication
Chapter 20. Query Optimizer
Chapter 21. Performance Tuning
Part IV: SQL Server and Business Intelligence
Chapter 22. Business Intelligence--An Introduction
Chapter 23. Microsoft Analysis Services
Chapter 24. Business Intelligence and Transact-SQL
Chapter 25. Microsoft Reporting Services
Chapter 26. Optimizing Techniques for Business Intelligence
Part IV: Beyond Relational Data
Chapter 27. Overview of XML
Chapter 28. SQL Server and XML
Chapter 29. Introduction to Spatial Data
Index
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