Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Bible

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Author: Paul Nielsen,Uttam Parui

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118079876

Category: Computers

Page: 1680

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Harness the power of SQL Server, Microsoft’s high-performance database and data analysis software package, by accesing everything you need to know in Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Bible. Learn the best practices, tips, and tricks from this comprehensive tutorial and reference, which includes specific examples and sample code, with nearly every task demonstrated in both a graphical and SQL code method. Understand how to develop SQL Server databases and data connections, how to administer the SQL Server and keep databases performing optimally, and how to navigate all the new features of the 2008 release.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Bible

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Author: Adam Jorgensen,Jorge Segarra,Patrick LeBlanc,Jose Chinchilla,Aaron Nelson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118282175

Category: Computers

Page: 1416

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Harness the powerful new SQL Server 2012 Microsoft SQL Server 2012 is the most significant update to this product since 2005, and it may change how database administrators and developers perform many aspects of their jobs. If you're a database administrator or developer, Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Bible teaches you everything you need to take full advantage of this major release. This detailed guide not only covers all the new features of SQL Server 2012, it also shows you step by step how to develop top-notch SQL Server databases and new data connections and keep your databases performing at peak. The book is crammed with specific examples, sample code, and a host of tips, workarounds, and best practices. In addition, downloadable code is available from the book's companion web site, which you can use to jumpstart your own projects. Serves as an authoritative guide to Microsoft's SQL Server 2012 for database administrators and developers Covers all the software's new features and capabilities, including SQL Azure for cloud computing, enhancements to client connectivity, and new functionality that ensures high-availability of mission-critical applications Explains major new changes to the SQL Server Business Intelligence tools, such as Integration, Reporting, and Analysis Services Demonstrates tasks both graphically and in SQL code to enhance your learning Provides source code from the companion web site, which you can use as a basis for your own projects Explores tips, smart workarounds, and best practices to help you on the job Get thoroughly up to speed on SQL Server 2012 with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Bible.

SQL Bible

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Author: Alex Kriegel,Boris M. Trukhnov

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470229063

Category: Computers

Page: 857

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A guide to SQL describes how the new SQL standard applies to Oracle 11g, IBM DB2 9.5, and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 along with information on such topics as database objects, data manipulation and transaction control, and retrieving and transferring data.

Professional Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Integration Services

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Author: Brian Knight,Erik Veerman,Grant Dickinson,Douglas Hinson,Darren Herbold

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118059562

Category: Computers

Page: 1008

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The new edition of the successful previous version is 25 percent revised and packed with more than 200 pages of new material on the 2008 release of SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) Renowned author Brian Knight and his expert coauthors show developers how to master the 2008 release of SSIS, which is both more powerful and more complex than ever Case studies and tutorial examples acquired over the three years since the previous edition will contribute to helping illustrate advanced concepts and techniques New chapters include coverage of data warehousing using SSIS, new methods for managing the SSIS platform, and improved techniques for ETL operations

SQL Server 2005 Bible

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Author: Paul Nielsen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470086378

Category: Computers

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Pro Entity Framework 4.0

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Author: Scott Klein

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430206470

Category: Computers

Page: 280

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The introduction of SQL Server 2005 began the process which has seen .NET become an integral part of the SQL Server database technology. SQL Server 2008 is the next evolutionary step in that story. Alongside the more traditional database enhancements in the new release, there is an increasing focus upon a greater and more challenging integration with .NET 3.5. This book shows how to take advantage of this tight integration and how developers and DBAs can manipulate data more easily than ever before.

Beginning T-SQL with Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and 2008

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Author: Paul Turley,Dan Wood

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 047044049X

Category: Computers

Page: 676

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If you've not programmed with Transact-SQL, this book is for you.It begins with an overview of SQL Server query operations and tools used with T-SQL, and covers both the 2005 and 2008 releases of SQL Server query tools and the query editor. The book then moves to show you how to design and build applications of increasing complexity. Other important tasks covered include full text indexing, optimizing query performance, and application design and security considerations. The companion website also provides all of the code examples from the book.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Step by Step

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Author: Mike Hotek

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0735637989

Category: Computers

Page: 544

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Teach yourself SQL Server 2008—one step at a time. Get the practical guidance you need to build database solutions that solve real-world business problems. Learn to integrate SQL Server data in your applications, write queries, develop reports, and employ powerful business intelligence systems. Discover how to: Install and work with core components and tools Create tables and index structures Manipulate and retrieve data Secure, manage, back up, and recover databases Apply tuning plus optimization techniques to generate high-performing database applications Optimize availability through clustering, database mirroring, and log shipping Tap business intelligence tools—Reporting, Analysis, and Integration Services CD features: Practice exercises and code samples Fully searchable eBook For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.

Pro SQL Server 2008 Failover Clustering

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Author: Allan Hirt

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430219661

Category: Computers

Page: 424

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Pro SQL Server 2008 Failover Clustering is dedicated to the planning, implementation, and administration of clustered SQL Server 2008 implementations. Whether deploying a single–instance, two–node cluster or a multiple–node, many–instance cluster for consolidation, this book will detail all of the considerations and pitfalls that may be encountered along the way. Clustering and high–availability expert Allan Hirt shares his many years of wisdom and experience, showing how to put together the right combination of people, processes, technology, and best practices to create and manage world–class, highly available SQL Server 2008 failover clusters. Provides a comprehensive look at SQL Server 2008 failover clustering from the first steps of planning to daily administration Goes beyond just SQL Server 2008 and also covers Windows Server 2008 clustering in depth with a SQL Server focus Covers how and where virtualization can be used with failover clusters Addresses the needs of enterprise–class, 24/7 SQL Server 2008 implementations Written by the leading expert on SQL Server failover clustering What you’ll learn Understand what failover clustering is, how it works, and how it can benefit SQL Server deployments. Configure disk subsystems to support failover clustering implementations. Plan, implement, and administer Windows Server 2008 clustering for use with SQL Server 2008. Plan, implement, and administer new SQL Server 2008 failover clustering instances. Upgrade existing SQL Server 2000 and SQL Server 2005 failover clustering instances to SQL Server 2008. Create virtualized clusters for use in test and development environments. Who this book is for This book is for IT administrators and database administrators who are faced with implementing and administering clustered SQL Server 2008 instances. This book is also for those who will be upgrading existing SQL Server 2000 or SQL Server 2005 failover clustering instances to SQL Server 2008. Table of Contents Failover Clustering Basics Preparing to Cluster Windows Clustering Windows Server 2008 Part 1: Preparing Windows Clustering Windows Server 2008 Part 2: Clustering Windows Preparing to Cluster SQL Server 2008 Installing a New SQL Server 2008 Failover Clustering Instance Upgrading to SQL Server 2008 Failover Clustering Administering a SQL Server 2008 Failover Cluster Virtualization and Failover Clustering

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 For Dummies

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Author: Mike Chapple

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470486658

Category: Computers

Page: 408

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If you’re a database administrator, you know Microsoft SQL Server 2008 is revolutionizing database development. Get up to speed on SQL Server 2008, impress your boss, and improve your company’s data management — read Microsoft SQL Server 2008 For Dummies! SQL Server 2008 lets you build powerful databases and create database queries that give your organization the information it needs to excel. Microsoft SQL Server 2008 For Dummies helps you build the skills you need to set up, administer, and troubleshoot SQL Server 2008. You’ll be able to: Develop and maintain a SQL Server system Design databases with integrity and efficiency Turn data into information with SQL Server Reporting Services Organize query results, summarizing data with aggregate functions and formatting output Import large quantities of data with SSIS Keep your server running smoothly Protect data from prying eyes Develop and implement a disaster recovery plan Improve performance with database snapshots Automate SQL Server 2008 administration Microsoft SQL Server 2008 For Dummies is a great first step toward becoming a SQL Server 2008 pro!

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Internals

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Author: Kalen Delaney,Adam Machanic,Paul S. Randal,Kimberly L. Tripp,Conor Cunningham,Ben Nevarez

Publisher: Microsoft Press

ISBN: 0735638225

Category: Computers

Page: 784

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Delve inside the core SQL Server engine—and put that knowledge to work—with guidance from a team of well-known internals experts. Whether database developer, architect, or administrator, you’ll gain the deep knowledge you need to exploit key architectural changes—and capture the product’s full potential. Discover how SQL Server works behind the scenes, including: What happens internally when SQL Server builds, expands, shrinks, and moves databases How to use event tracking—from triggers to the Extended Events Engine Why the right indexes can drastically reduce your query execution time How to transcend normal row-size limits with new storage capabilities How the Query Optimizer operates Multiple techniques for troubleshooting problematic query plans When to force SQL Server to reuse a cached query plan—or create a new one What SQL Server checks internally when running DBCC How to choose among five isolation levels and two concurrency models when working with multiple concurrent users

Delivering Business Intelligence with Microsoft SQL Server 2016, Fourth Edition

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Author: Brian Larson

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781259641480

Category: Computers

Page: 880

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Distribute Actionable, Timely BI with Microsoft® SQL Server® 2016 and Power BI Drive better, faster, more informed decision making across your organization using the expert tips and best practices featured in this hands-on guide. Delivering Business Intelligence with Microsoft SQL Server 2016, Fourth Edition, shows, step-by-step, how to distribute high-performance, custom analytics to users enterprise-wide. Discover how to build BI Semantic Models, create data marts and OLAP cubes, write MDX and DAX scripts, and share insights using Microsoft client tools. The book includes coverage of self-service business intelligence with Power BI. • Understand the goals and components of successful BI • Build data marts, OLAP cubes, and Tabular models • Load and cleanse data with SQL Server Integration Services • Manipulate and analyze data using MDX and DAX scripts and queries • Work with SQL Server Analysis Services and the BI Semantic Model • Author interactive reports using SQL Server Data Tools • Create KPIs and digital dashboards • Implement time-based analytics • Embed data model content in custom applications using ADOMD.NET • Use Power BI to gather, model, and visualize data in a self-service environment

Pro SQL Server Always On Availability Groups

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Author: Uttam Parui,Vivek Sanil

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1484220714

Category: Computers

Page: 313

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This book is your field guide to planning, deploying, managing, and troubleshooting Always On Availability Groups. The Always On Availability Groups feature is an enterprise-level solution for high availability and disaster recovery. Always On provides a rich set of options that reduce overhead and resource usage and enable database administrators to implement and manage high availability and disaster recovery solutions far more easily than by implementing the log-shipping and database-mirroring solutions of the past. Pro SQL Server Always On Availability Groups shows how to reduce downtime, maximize application availability, and provide data protection. The goal is always to have your SQL Server databases up and running whenever you need them, rain or shine, disaster or otherwise. With a focus on real-world experiences and war stories, authors Uttam Parui and Vivek Sanil offer you: Tips, tricks, and best practices for architecting and deploying availability groups. The confidence required to manage and monitor availability groups. Techniques to troubleshoot common issues that you may face during and after deploying availability groups in a mission-critical production environment. What You Will Learn Grasp important concepts underlying high-availability and disaster recovery. Plan and deploy Always On Availability Groups in your corporate environment. Manage Availability Groups to ensure constant readiness and high throughput. Monitor Availability Group performance and troubleshoot problems fast. Build on the cloud and make Windows Azure part of your availability solution. Employ proven techniques and best practices as tested and shared by the authors. Audience Pro SQL Server Always On Availability Groups is aimed at SQL Server architects, database administrators, and IT professionals who are tasked with architecting and deploying a high-availability and disaster recovery solution involving Microsoft SQL Server. This book is also for SQL Server support staff who will be managing and supporting existing availability group deployments.

Windows Server 2008 Bible

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Author: Jeffrey R. Shapiro

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470399694

Category: Computers

Page: 1100

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Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Unleashed

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Author: Mike Snell,Lars Powers

Publisher: Sams Publishing

ISBN: 013315033X

Category: Computers

Page: 1176

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Integration Services

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Author: Brian Knight,Devin Knight,Mike Davis

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118287444

Category: Computers

Page: 384

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A unique book-and-video package for learning Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services If you need a practical, hands-on introduction to Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Integration Services (SSIS), this book and video package from foremost SSIS authority Brian Knight gets you thoroughly up to speed. Each lesson in the book includes three major components: a thorough description of how each SSIS feature or process works; a tutorial that walks you through the process or technique; and a video lesson that demonstrates it. If you take full advantage of this comprehensive package, you will gain enough experience to tackle your first SSIS project with confidence. SQL Server Integration Services 2008 (SSIS) builds on the revolutionary database product suite first introduced by Microsoft in 2005 and is a powerful tool for performing extraction, transformation, and load (ETL) operations essential to data warehousing If you're just learning SSIS, the step-by-step tutorials in this book and DVD training package will ready you to tackle your own first project Every lesson in the book is supplemented by instructional video on the DVD Note:As a part of this title, video lessons are included on DVD. For the e-book versions, video lessons can be accessed at wrox.com using a link provided in the interior of the e-book.

Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services Recipes

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Author: Paul Turley,Robert M. Bruckner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470649756

Category: Computers

Page: 648

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Learn to design more effective and sophisticated business reports While most users of SQL Server Reporting Services are now comfortable designing and building simple reports, business today demands increasingly complex reporting. In this book, top Reporting Services design experts have contributed step-by-step recipes for creating various types of reports. Written by well-known SQL Server Reporting Services experts, this book gives you the tools to meet your clients' needs

Windows PowerShell 2.0 Bible

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Author: Thomas Lee,Karl Mitschke,Mark E. Schill,Tome Tanasovski

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118183282

Category: Computers

Page: 672

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Here's the complete guide to Windows PowerShell 2.0 for administrators and developers Windows PowerShell is Microsoft's next-generation scripting and automation language. This comprehensive volume provides the background that IT administrators and developers need in order to start using PowerShell automation in exciting new ways. It explains what PowerShell is, how to use the language, and specific ways to apply PowerShell in various technologies. Windows PowerShell is Microsoft's standard automation tool and something that every Windows administrator will eventually have to understand; this book provides the background necessary to apply PowerShell automation. Covers how to use the language and specific ways to apply PowerShell in a variety of scenarios Addresses new features in the latest version of PowerShell and the additional functionality delivered by new products that provide direct or indirect ways to use PowerShell for scripting and automation purposes Explores the language fundamentals and how to use PowerShell for desktop, server, server application, and virtualization/cloud situations This thorough guide goes well beyond theory to offer real-world information and new scripting techniques, enabling administrators and developers to make the most of PowerShell 2.0.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 MDX Step by Step

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Author: Bryan Smith,C. Clay

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0735638446

Category: Computers

Page: 400

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Teach yourself the Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) query language—one step at a time. With this practical, learn-by-doing tutorial, you’ll build the core techniques for using MDX with Analysis Services to deliver high-performance business intelligence solutions. Discover how to: Construct and execute MDX queries Work with tuples, sets, and expressions Build complex sets to retrieve the exact data users need Perform aggregation functions and navigate data hierarchies Assemble time-based business metrics Customize an Analysis Services cube through the MDX script Implement dynamic security to control data access Develop MDX-driven reports in SQL Server Reporting Services CD features: Practice exercises Database and code samples Fully searchable eBook

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Administration with Windows PowerShell

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Author: Ananthakumar Muthusamy,Yan Pan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118058674

Category: Computers

Page: 580

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The definitive guide to automating SQL Server admnistration with Powershell scripts If you're a SQL Server database administrator, this book will make your life easier. Windows PowerShell is an administrative scripting tool that allows you to automate many tasks you're probably currently doing by hand. This nuts-and-bolts guide shows you how to create Windows PowerShell scripts to administer almost every aspect of SQL Server. You'll get a thorough introduction to PowerShell basics and all the PowerShell components that have been integrated into SQL Server 2008, as well as actual administration tasks. The book provides complete scripts that have been tested and proven, saving you hours of effort. The new release of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 now includes Windows PowerShell, allowing administrators of large-scale enterprise databases to automate many tasks SQL Server 2008 Administration with Windows PowerShell introduces you to PowerShell, covering its components in detail as well as providing basic instruction in using scripts to administer the database The book includes numerous examples of SQL tasks that have been automated and also provides completed scripts that you can put to use immediately The Companion Web site includes complete code scripts If you're a database administrator, the scripts and techniques in SQL Server 2008 Administration with Windows PowerShell will save you hours of effort.