Ken Simmons is a database administrator and developer specializing in Microsoft SQL Server and .NET. He is currently working with a global electronic payment service provider in Columbus, Georgia. He has been working in the IT industry since 2000 and holds certifications for MCP, MCAD, MCSD, MCDBA, and MCTS for SQL 2005. Ken is highly active in the online community and often participates in the SQL forums on MSDN and SQLServerCentral. He enjoys sharing tips that he discovers by writing articles for SQLServerCentral and MSSQLTips.com. He has also formed an SQL Server Users Group in Columbus, Georgia, for SQL Server professionals to come together to share knowledge and resources. When he is not working, Ken enjoys traveling with his wife, Susan, and son, Nathan, and can often be found on a cruise ship, at a Disney resort, or at the beach in his hometown of Pensacola, Florida.
Pro SQL Server 2008 Administrationby Ken Simmons, Sylvester Carstarphen
Pro SQL Server 2008 Administration is critical for database administrators seeking in-depth knowledge on administering SQL Server 2008. This book covers the impact of the new features available in SQL Server 2008 specifically targeted for database administrators, along with the tried-and-true advanced techniques required to support and maintain Microsoft/em>
Pro SQL Server 2008 Administration is critical for database administrators seeking in-depth knowledge on administering SQL Server 2008. This book covers the impact of the new features available in SQL Server 2008 specifically targeted for database administrators, along with the tried-and-true advanced techniques required to support and maintain Microsoft SQL Server.
- Introduces new administration features of SQL Server 2008
- Shows how to manage a SQL Server 2008 database at professional level
- Provides guidance on performance optimization
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This book is for junior and seasoned database administrators this book is only about database administration and the new techniques introduced in SQL Server 2008. This book covers the foundational topics such as installation, index creation, and backup and recovery. This book talks about the new features available in SQL Server 2008 that will make your job easier. It also covers business and regulator-driven topics like auditing and managing security. SQL Server administration is an extensive subject that covers everything from the critical decisions you need to make before installing SQL Server to managing and tuning queries running on existing systems. This book can work as a go-to guide when you need to make an important decision. There is also code you can download from Apress to practice with while reading the book. With the release of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 has introduced many new features that increase scalability, manageability, availability, programmability, and security across the enterprise I recommend this book.