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Accelerated SQL Server 2008

  • Authors


  • One of the very first books on SQL Server 2008 to come to market

  • Lead author is an insider: a program manager in the SQL Server group at Microsoft

  • Maximizes sales potential by appealing broadly to all current SQL Server developers and database administrators


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxix
  2. Overview of SQL Server

  3. Enterprise Data Platform

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 25-25
    2. Pages 27-45
    3. Pages 47-80
    4. Pages 81-108
    5. Pages 109-140
    6. Pages 141-163
    7. Pages 221-262
  4. Development in SQL Server

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 285-285
    2. Pages 403-426
    3. Pages 427-471
    4. Pages 473-513

About this book


The expert tuition and approach to rapid learning in Accelerated SQL Server 2008, one of the first SQL Server 2008 books available, will enable SQL Server and other database professionals to make the leap to the 2008 release of Microsoft's flagship database management system quickly. Take full advantage of the features of SQL Server 2008, know what tools are available, and quickly realize the power and ease of use that SQL Server 2008 has to offer.

  • Lightning–fast introduction to SQL Server 2008
  • Written by top experts in the field
  • Provides a solid grounding in key features and technologies


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About the authors

Michael Coles has more than a decade's experience designing and administering SQL Server databases. A prolific writer of articles on all aspects of SQL Server, particularly on the expert use of T-SQL, he holds MCDBA and MCP certifications. He graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in information technology from American Intercontinental University in Georgia. A member of the United States Army Reserve, he was activated for two years following 9/11.

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