SQL Server 2008 Administration: Real-World Skills for MCITP Certification and Beyond (Exams 70-432 and 70-450) [NOOK Book]

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Take Your Career to the Next Level with This Practical Reference

Database expert Tom Carpenter gives you the information you need to not only prepare for the MCTS and MCITP certification exams for SQL Server 2008 Database Administration, but also to excel in your job. From planning to disaster recovery to security best practices, this reference explores the real-world tasks and scenarios you'll face as an SQL ...

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SQL Server 2008 Administration: Real-World Skills for MCITP Certification and Beyond (Exams 70-432 and 70-450)

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Overview

Take Your Career to the Next Level with This Practical Reference

Database expert Tom Carpenter gives you the information you need to not only prepare for the MCTS and MCITP certification exams for SQL Server 2008 Database Administration, but also to excel in your job. From planning to disaster recovery to security best practices, this reference explores the real-world tasks and scenarios you'll face as an SQL Server 2008 Database Administrator and shows you step by step how to handle them.

  • Install and configure SQL Server 2008

  • Implement, maintain, and repair the SQL Server database

  • Utilize indexes and views to get a better understanding of your data

  • Monitor and tune your database for optimal performance

  • Keep your data safe from threats and vulnerabilities

  • Achieve high availability by clustering your servers

  • Prepare for MCTS and MCITP SQL Server 2008 Database Administration certification

FEATURED ON THE CD

VIDEO DEMONSTRATIONS
See video walk-throughs for some of the more challenging tasks you'll face on the job.

PRACTICE EXAMS
Test your knowledge with practice exams that help you prepare for certification.

ELECTRONIC FLASHCARDS
Take advantage of electronic flashcards to reinforce your understanding of key concepts.

Covers the exam objectives for the following Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Administration Exams:

  • MCTS: SQL Server 2008, Installation and Maintenance (Exam 70-432)
  • MCITP: Designing, Optimizing and Maintaining a SQL Server 2008 Database Server Infrastructure (Exam 70-450)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470649428
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 6/17/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 750
  • Sales rank: 894,244
  • File size: 21 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Tom Carpenter, MCTS: SQL Server 2005, MCITP: SQL Server 2005, is the founder of and Senior Consultant for The Systems Education and Consulting Company (SysEdCo), a training and consulting firm located in central Ohio. He is the author of several books on technical topics, including networking infrastructure, database management, and VoIP.
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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I Introducing SQL Server 2008.

Chapter 1 Understanding SQL Server's Role.

Chapter 2 Installing SQL Server 2008.

Chapter 3 Working with the Administration Tools.

Chapter 4 SQL Server Command-Line Administration.

Part II Designing Database Solutions.

Chapter 5 Database Concepts and Terminology.

Chapter 6 ERD and Capacity Planning.

Chapter 7 Normalization: Enough Is Enough.

Part III Implementing Database Solutions.

Chapter 8 Creating SQL Server Databases.

Chapter 9 Creating Tables.

Chapter 10 Indexes and Views.

Chapter 11 Triggers and Stored Procedures.

Chapter 12 Implementing Advanced Features.

Part IV Administration and Maintenance.

Chapter 13 Creating Jobs, Operators, and Alerts.

Chapter 14 Performance Monitoring and Tuning.

Chapter 15 Policy-Based Management.

Chapter 16 Backup and Restoration.

Part V SQL Server Security.

Chapter 17 Security Threats and Principles.

Chapter 18 Authentication and Encryption.

Chapter 19 Security Best Practices.

Part VI High Availability and Data Distribution.

Chapter 20 SQL Server Failover Clustering.

Chapter 21 Database Mirroring and Snapshots.

Chapter 22 Implementing Replication.

Appendix A Microsoft's Certification Program.

Appendix B About the Companion CD.

Glossary.

Index.

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