Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Administrator's Pocket Consultant [NOOK Book]

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From the author and series editor of the immensely popular ADMINISTRATOR'S POCKET CONSULTANT series from Microsoft Press-this pocket-size guide delivers fast, accurate answers on the spot for IT professionals.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Administrator's Pocket Consultant, 2nd Edition is the ideal concise, immediate reference you'll want with you at all times as you deal with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2 administration. Whether you handle administration for 50 ...

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Administrator's Pocket Consultant

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Overview

From the author and series editor of the immensely popular ADMINISTRATOR'S POCKET CONSULTANT series from Microsoft Press-this pocket-size guide delivers fast, accurate answers on the spot for IT professionals.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Administrator's Pocket Consultant, 2nd Edition is the ideal concise, immediate reference you'll want with you at all times as you deal with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2 administration. Whether you handle administration for 50 users or 5000, this hands-on, fast answers guide focuses on what you need to do to get the job done quickly. With extensive easy-to-read tables, lists, and step-by-step instructions, it's the portable, readable guide that you consistently save you time and minimize system downtime by giving you the right information right now. Get fast facts to:

  • Plan, deploy, and configure SQL Server 2008 R2
  • Administer server and surface security, access, and network configuration
  • Import, export, transform, and replicate data
  • Use SQL Server Management Studio for core administrative tasks
  • Manipulate schemas, tables, indexes, and views
  • Automate maintenance and implement policy-based management
  • Monitor server activity and tune performance
  • Manage log shipping and database mirroring
  • Perform backups and recovery
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735646087
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 5/5/2010
  • Series: Pocket Consultant
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 738
  • File size: 10 MB

Meet the Author

William R. Stanek is a Microsoft MVP with 20+ years of experience in systems management and advanced programming. He is an award-winning author who’s written more than 100 books, including Windows Server 2012 Pocket Consultant and Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Pocket Consultant.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: SQL Server 2008 Administration Overview
  • Chapter 2: Deploying SQL Server 2008
  • Chapter 3: Managing the Surface Security, Access, and Network Configuration
  • Chapter 4: Configuring and Tuning SQL Server 2008
  • Chapter 5: Managing the Enterprise
  • Chapter 6: Implementing Policy-Based Management
  • Chapter 7: Configuring SQL Server with SQL Server Management Studio
  • Chapter 8: Core Database Administration
  • Chapter 9: Managing SQL Server 2008 Security
  • Chapter 10: Manipulating Schemas, Tables, Indexes, and Views
  • Chapter 11: Importing, Exporting, and Transforming Data
  • Chapter 12: Linked Servers and Distributed Transactions
  • Chapter 13: Implementing Snapshot, Merge, and Transactional Replication
  • Chapter 14: Profiling and Monitoring SQL Server 2008
  • Chapter 15: Backing Up and Recovering SQL Server 2008
  • Chapter 16: Database Automation and Maintenance
  • Chapter 17: Managing Log Shipping and Database Mirroring
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  • Posted January 10, 2011

    Great Reference Book

    I always liked the Administrator Pocket Consultant series having several of them, going all the way back to Windows 2000. They are half the height and width of a regular book, but packed full on information (this one at almost 700 pages). The title really says what the book is and what it is good for. It is a great reference book.

    I am not a DBA, but a developer that at times must work SQL Server. The book gives enough of an explanation to perform the required tasks and understand what I am doing and why. Need to know how to do something or forgot how to do something, a quick look up and you have the answer. The book is straight forward, informative and easy to understand. There are lots of examples and step by step instructions. Even though it more of a reference book, I like just opening it up and reading a section.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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