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Microsoft Sql Server 2008 A Beginner's Guide 4/E



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Get Started on Microsoft SQL Server 2008 in No TimeLearn 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)

Author Biography

Dusan Petkovic is a computer science professorat 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.

Table of Contents

Basic Concepts and Installation
Relational Database Systems--An Introduction
Planning the Installation and Installing SQL Server
SQL Server Management Studio
Transact-SQL Language
SQL Components
Data Definition Language
Modification of a Table's Contents
Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functions
System Catalog
Security System of Database Engine
Concurrency Control
SQL Server: System Administration
System Environment of Database Engine
Managing Instances and Maintaining Databases
Backup and Recovery
Automating System Administration Tasks
Data Replication
Query Optimizer
Performance Tuning
SQL Server and Business Intelligence
Business Intelligence--An Introduction
Microsoft Analysis Services
Business Intelligence and Transact-SQL
Microsoft Reporting Services
Optimizing Techniques for Business Intelligence
Beyond Relational Data
Overview of XML
SQL Server and XML
Introduction to Spatial Data
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