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Microsoft SQL Server 2005: A Beginner''s Guide,9780072260939

Microsoft SQL Server 2005: A Beginner''s Guide

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11/22/2005
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Summary

It's been five years since Microsoft released a new version of SQL Server-which holds 39% of the Windows database market-and the latest edition of this bestselling beginner's guide gets users up and running on SQL Server 2005. The book covers database concepts, and discusses key topics for new users including the SQL Server Workbench,T-SQL, automated administration tasks, security, and analysis. Previous edition sold 30,000 copies Worked examples and exercises throughout provide hands-on experience Free code will be available online

Author Biography

Dusan Petkovic (Rosenheim, Germany) is a professor in the Department of Computer Science at the Polytechnic in Rosenheim, Germany. He is the best-selling author of two editions of SQL Server: A Beginner's Guide and has authored numerous articles for SQL Server Magazine and technical papers for Embarcadero.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xix
Introduction xxi
Part I SQL Server: Basic Concepts
Database Systems and SQL Server
3(20)
Database Systems: An Overview
6(3)
Variety of User Interfaces
7(1)
Physical Data Independence
7(1)
Logical Data Independence
7(1)
Query Optimization
7(1)
Data Integrity
8(1)
Concurrency Control
8(1)
Backup and Recovery
8(1)
Security and Authorization
9(1)
Relational Database Systems
9(3)
Working with the Book's Sample Database
9(3)
SQL: A Relational Database Language
12(2)
Syntax Conventions
14(1)
Database Design
14(6)
Normal Forms
16(2)
Entity-Relationship (ER) Model
18(2)
Conclusion
20(1)
Overview of Microsoft SQL Server
20(1)
Exercises
21(2)
SQL Server Management Studio
23(26)
The SQL Server Program Group and Books Online
24(1)
Introduction to SQL Server Management Studio
25(19)
Using Management Studio with the SQL Server Database Engine
28(4)
Managing Databases Using Object Explorer
32(7)
Authoring Activities Using SQL Server Management Studio
39(5)
Conclusion
44(1)
Exercises
44(5)
Part II Transact-SQL Language
SQL Components
49(24)
SQL's Basic Objects
50(3)
Comments
52(1)
Identifiers
52(1)
Reserved Keywords
52(1)
Data Types
53(6)
Numeric Data Types
53(1)
String Data Types
54(2)
Specifying Date and Time
56(1)
Derived Data Types
57(1)
Miscellaneous Data Types
58(1)
User-Defined Data Types
59(1)
Predicates
59(1)
Aggregate Functions
60(1)
Scalar Functions
60(7)
Numeric Functions
61(1)
Date Functions
62(1)
String Functions
63(2)
Text/Image Functions
65(1)
System Functions
65(2)
Scalar Operators
67(2)
Global Variables
68(1)
Null Values
69(1)
Conclusion
70(1)
Exercises
71(2)
Data Definition Language
73(38)
Creating Database Objects
74(24)
Creation of a Database
74(4)
Create Table: A Basic Form
78(2)
Create Table: The Enhanced Form
80(1)
Create Table and Declarative Integrity Constraints
81(5)
Referential Constraints
86(5)
Creating Other Database Objects
91(2)
Integrity Constraints and Domains
93(5)
Modifying Database Objects
98(7)
Altering a Database
99(1)
Altering a Table: A Basic Form
100(2)
Altering a Table: Enhanced Form
102(3)
Removing Database Objects
105(1)
Conclusion
106(1)
Exercises
106(5)
Simple Queries
111(58)
Select Statement: A Basic Form
112(2)
Where Clause
114(17)
Boolean Operators
117(5)
In and Between Operators
122(3)
Queries Involving Null Values
125(2)
Like Operator
127(4)
Simple Subqueries
131(8)
Subqueries and Comparison Operators
132(1)
Subqueries and In Operator
133(2)
Any and All Operators
135(3)
Exists Function
138(1)
Queries in the From Clause
138(1)
Group by Clause
139(2)
Aggregate Functions
141(8)
Convenient Aggregates
141(6)
Statistical Aggregates
147(1)
Superaggregates (Operators Cube and Rollup)
148(1)
User-Defined Aggregate Functions
148(1)
Having Clause
149(1)
Order by Clause
150(2)
Select Statement and Identity Property
152(2)
Set Operators
154(5)
Case Expressions
159(2)
Compute Clause
161(3)
Temporary Tables
164(1)
Computed Columns
165(1)
Conclusion
166(1)
Exercises
166(3)
Complex Queries
169(36)
Join Operator
170(17)
Two Syntax Forms to Implement Joins
171(1)
Equijoin
171(4)
Cartesian Product
175(2)
Natural Join
177(2)
Thetajoin
179(1)
Joining More Than Two Tables
180(2)
Joining a Table with Itself
182(2)
Outer Join
184(3)
Correlated Subqueries
187(6)
Exists Function and Subqueries
189(4)
Should You Use Join or Subqueries?
193(2)
Subquery Advantages
193(1)
Join Advantages
194(1)
Common Table Expressions
195(7)
CTE and Nonrecursive Queries
195(2)
Common Table Expressions and Recursive Queries
197(5)
Conclusion
202(1)
Exercises
203(2)
Modification of a Table's Contents
205(12)
Insert Statement
206(4)
Inserting a Single Row
206(3)
Inserting Multiple Rows
209(1)
Update Statement
210(3)
Delete Statement
213(2)
Conclusion
215(1)
Exercises
216(1)
Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functions
217(28)
SQL Extensions
218(7)
Block of Statements
218(1)
If Statement
219(1)
While Statement
220(1)
Local Variables
221(1)
Miscellaneous Procedural Statements
222(1)
Handling Events With Try and Catch Statements
223(2)
Stored Procedures
225(12)
Creation and Execution of Stored Procedures
226(5)
System Stored Procedures
231(1)
Stored Procedures and CLR
231(6)
User-Defined Functions
237(6)
Creation and Execution of User-Defined Functions
237(4)
User-Defined Functions and CLR
241(2)
Conclusion
243(1)
Exercises
243(2)
Indices and Query Optimization
245(38)
Indices
246(14)
Clustered and Nonclustered Indices
248(2)
Indices and the Corresponding Transact-SQL Statements
250(6)
Editing Index Information
256(1)
Indices and Keys
257(1)
Guidelines for Creating Indices
258(2)
General Criteria to Improve Efficiency
260(5)
Join vs. Correlated Subquery
260(1)
Incomplete Statements
261(1)
Like Operator
261(1)
Transact-SQL Statements for Query Optimization
262(3)
Query Optimizer
265(13)
Optimizer Statistics
265(2)
Implementing the Join Operation
267(1)
Optimizer Hints
268(10)
The DBCC Command and Indices
278(2)
Conclusion
280(1)
Exercises
280(3)
Views
283(24)
DDL Statements and Views
284(7)
Creating a View
285(4)
Altering and Removing Views
289(2)
DML Statements and Views
291(7)
View Retrieval
291(1)
Insert Statement and a View
292(3)
Update Statement and a View
295(2)
Delete Statement and a View
297(1)
Indexed Views
298(7)
Creating an Indexed View
299(3)
Benefits of Indexed Views
302(1)
Using Indexed Views
303(2)
Conclusion
305(1)
Exercises
305(2)
System Catalog
307(18)
System Tables
308(3)
Sysobjects
308(1)
Syscolumns
309(1)
Sysindexes
309(1)
Sysusers
310(1)
Sysdatabases
310(1)
Sysdepends
310(1)
Sysconstraints
311(1)
Catalog Views
311(2)
Sys_objects
312(1)
Sys.columns
313(1)
Sys.database_principals
313(1)
Querying Catalog Views
313(2)
Other Ways to Access System Information
315(8)
System Procedures
316(2)
System Functions
318(2)
Property Functions
320(1)
Information Schema
320(3)
Conclusion
323(1)
Exercises
324(1)
SQL Server Security
325(40)
Authentication
326(6)
SQL Server Encryption Policy and Mechanisms
327(2)
Setting Up SQL Server Security Using DDL
329(2)
Setting Up SQL Server Security Using System Procedures
331(1)
System Procedures Concerning Logins
331(1)
Schema
332(4)
User-Schema Separation
333(1)
DDL Statements Concerning Schema
334(2)
Database Security
336(4)
Setting Up Database User Accounts with DDL
336(2)
Setting Up Database User Accounts Using System Procedures
338(1)
Default Database Schemas
339(1)
Roles
340(11)
Fixed Server Roles
340(1)
Fixed Server Roles and Their Permissions
341(2)
Fixed Database Roles
343(1)
Fixed Database Roles and Their Permissions
344(2)
Application Roles
346(3)
User-Defined Database Roles
349(2)
Authorization
351(8)
Grant Statement
351(6)
Deny Statement
357(1)
Revoke Statement
358(1)
Views and Data Access
359(1)
Stored Procedures and Data Access
360(1)
Conclusion
361(1)
Exercises
362(3)
Triggers
365(20)
Introduction
366(1)
How Triggers Work
366(10)
Application Areas for After Triggers
369(4)
Application Areas for Instead of Triggers
373(1)
First and Last Triggers
374(1)
DDL Triggers
375(1)
Triggers and CLR
376(5)
The Output Clause
381(2)
Modifying Trigger's Structure
383(1)
Conclusion
383(1)
Exercises
384(1)
Transactions
385(20)
Introduction
386(1)
Transact-SQL Statements and Transactions
387(4)
Transaction Logging
391(1)
Locking
391(6)
Lock Granularity
392(1)
Kinds of Locks
393(3)
The Select Statement and Locking
396(1)
Isolation Levels
397(4)
Row Versioning and Snapshot Isolation Level
399(2)
Deadlock
401(1)
Conclusion
402(1)
Exercises
402(3)
SQL Server System Environment
405(22)
Disk Storage
406(4)
Data Pages
407(3)
Large Objects
410(1)
Index Pages
410(1)
System Databases
410(1)
Utilities
411(5)
bcp Utility
412(1)
osql Utility
413(1)
sqlcmd Utility
414(2)
Instances of SQL Server
416(2)
Unicode
418(1)
Character Encoding
418(1)
SQL Server Architecture
419(4)
Multiprocessor Hardware Architectures
420(1)
Multithreading Architecture of SQL Server
421(2)
Conclusion
423(1)
Exercises
423(4)
Part III SQL Server: System Administration
Overview of System Administration
427(6)
Administration Tools
428(3)
MS SQL Server 2005 Program Group
429(1)
SQL Computer Manager
429(1)
Dynamic Management Views
430(1)
System Administrator
431(1)
Conclusion
432(1)
Planning the Installation and Installing SQL Server
433(16)
Planning the Installation
434(3)
Purpose of SQL Server
434(1)
Hardware and Software Requirements
435(1)
SQL Server Editions
436(1)
Installation Recommendations
437(1)
Installing SQL Server
437(8)
Beginning the Installation
438(7)
Configuring SQL Server After Installation
445(1)
Create Server Groups and Register the Server
445(1)
Set Server Options
446(1)
Starting and Stopping an Instance of SQL Server
446(2)
Conclusion
448(1)
Managing Databases and Database Files
449(12)
Managing Filegroups
450(2)
Viewing Filegroups
451(1)
Managing Databases
452(6)
Creating Databases
452(1)
Viewing and Modifying Database Options
453(3)
Modifying Databases
456(2)
Managing Transaction Logs
458(1)
Conclusion
459(1)
Exercises
459(2)
Managing Security
461(12)
Introduction
462(3)
Implementing a Security Mode
463(1)
Managing SQL Server Logins
464(1)
Database Security Permissions
465(3)
Roles
465(3)
Managing Permissions
468(3)
Conclusion
471(1)
Exercises
471(2)
Backup and Recovery
473(34)
Introduction
474(1)
Software and Hardware Failures
474(1)
Transaction Log
475(1)
Backup
475(3)
Full Database Backup
476(1)
Differential Backup
476(1)
Transaction Log Backup
476(2)
Database File Backup
478(1)
Performing Backup
478(13)
Backup Using Management Studio
478(4)
Backup Using Transact-SQL Statements
482(3)
Which Databases to Back Up?
485(1)
Minimizing System Downtime
486(3)
High Availability
489(2)
Recovery
491(13)
Automatic Recovery
491(1)
Manual Recovery
492(9)
Recovery Models
501(2)
Recovery to a Mark
503(1)
Conclusion
504(1)
Exercises
504(3)
Automating System Administration Tasks
507(20)
Introduction
508(1)
SQL Server Agent
509(1)
Running and Configuring SQL Server Agent
510(1)
Creating Jobs and Operators
510(7)
Job Steps
510(1)
Creating a Job Using SQL Server Management Studio
511(3)
Creating Job Schedules
514(1)
Creating Operators for Notification
515(1)
Viewing the Job History Log
516(1)
Alerts
517(7)
Error Messages
517(2)
SQL Server Error Log
519(1)
Event Log
519(1)
Defining Alerts to Handle SQL Server Errors
520(3)
Defining Alerts to Handle User-Defined Errors
523(1)
Conclusion
524(1)
Exercises
525(2)
Performance and Tuning
527(30)
Introduction
528(1)
Factors that Affect Performance
529(9)
Database Applications and Performance
529(2)
The Database Server and Performance
531(1)
System Resources and Performance
532(1)
CPU
533(5)
Monitoring Tools
538(10)
Application Performance Tools
538(4)
SQL Server-Specific Monitoring
542(4)
Tools for Monitoring System Resources
546(2)
Choose the Right Tool
548(9)
SQL Server Profiler
548(1)
Database Engine Tuning Advisor
549(7)
Conclusion
556(1)
Data Partitioning
557(12)
Introduction
558(1)
Ways to Partition Your Data
559(1)
Steps for Creating Partitioned Tables
559(7)
Set Partition Goals
560(1)
Determine Partitioning Key and Number of Partitions
560(1)
Create a Filegroup for Each Partition
561(1)
Create Partition Function and Partition Scheme
562(3)
Collocating Objects
565(1)
Guidelines for Partitioning Tables and Indices
566(1)
Conclusion
566(3)
Data Replication
569(20)
Distributed Data
570(2)
Methods for Distributing Data
570(2)
SQL Server Replication---An Overview
572(8)
Publishers, Distributors, and Subscribers
572(1)
Publications and Articles
573(2)
Replication Types
575(3)
Replication Models
578(2)
Managing Replication
580(4)
Configuring the Distribution and Publication Servers
580(1)
Setting Up Publications
581(2)
Setting Up Subscription Servers
583(1)
Conclusion
584(1)
Exercises
585(4)
Part IV Microsoft Analysis Services
Data Warehousing: An Introduction
589(16)
Online Transaction Processing vs. Data Warehousing
590(2)
Online Transaction Processing
590(1)
Data Warehouse Systems
591(1)
Data Warehouses and Data Marts
592(3)
Data Warehouse Design
595(3)
Dimensional Model
595(3)
Cubes and Storage Modes
598(2)
MOLAP, ROLAP, and HOLAP
599(1)
Aggregation
600(2)
How Much to Aggregate?
601(1)
Data Access
602(1)
Conclusion
603(1)
Exercises
603(2)
Microsoft Analysis Services
605(16)
BI Development Studio
607(5)
Analysis Services and Cubes
612(7)
Creating a Cube
614(1)
Designing Storage Aggregation and Processing the Cube
615(3)
Browsing a Cube
618(1)
Conclusion
619(2)
Business Intelligence and SQL
621(18)
OLAP Extensions in Transact-SQL
622(15)
Cube Operator
622(4)
Rollup Operator
626(2)
Ranking Functions
628(6)
Top n Clause
634(2)
Pivot and Unpivot Operators
636(1)
Conclusion
637(2)
Microsoft Reporting Services
639(20)
Introduction
640(2)
Report Manager
640(1)
Report Server
641(1)
Report Server Database
641(1)
Creating Reports
642(10)
Report Wizard
643(7)
Parameterized Reports
650(2)
Processing and Managing Reports
652(1)
Accessing and Delivering Reports
653(3)
On-Demand Reports
653(2)
Report Subscription
655(1)
Conclusion
656(1)
Exercises
656(3)
Part V XML Support
Overview of XML
659(10)
World Wide Web
660(1)
XML and Related Languages
661(4)
XML-Basic Concepts
661(4)
Document Type Definitions
665(3)
XML Schema
667(1)
Conclusion
668(1)
SQL Server 2005 and XML
669(18)
Storing XML in Relational Databases
670(1)
The XML Data Type
671(7)
Indexing an XML Column
674(1)
Typed vs. Untyped XML
675(3)
Constructing XML Documents Using the for XML Clause
678(7)
Raw Mode
678(1)
Auto Mode
679(1)
Explicit Mode
680(2)
Path Mode
682(1)
Specifying Directives with Different Modes
683(2)
XML Query Languages
685(1)
Conclusion
686(1)
Index 687


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