Mastering SQL server 2008 [electronic resource] / Michael Lee, Gentry Bieker.
By: Lee, Michael.
Contributor(s): Bieker, Gentry.Material type: BookSeries: Serious skills: Publisher: Indianapolis, Ind. : Wiley Pub., c2009Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 766 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780470467398 (electronic bk.); 0470467398 (electronic bk.); 6612012358 (electronic bk.); 9786612012358 (electronic bk.); 9781118257388 (electronic bk.); 1118257383 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): SQL server | Client/server computing | Relational databases | COMPUTERS -- Data ProcessingGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Mastering SQL server 2008.DDC classification: 005.75/85 Online resources: Books24x7 | ebrary | EBSCOhost | MyiLibrary | Safari Books Online | Wiley InterScience An electronic book accessible through the World Wide Web; click for information
Overview of Microsoft SQL server 2008 -- Understanding SQL server architecture -- Databases, files, and resource management -- Tables and CRUD operations -- Procedural programming -- Managing data integrity -- SQL server and XML -- Managing user security -- Data recovery -- Monitoring SQL server activity -- Using the SQL server agent service -- Data availability and distribution -- SQL server data security -- Indexing strategies for query optimization -- Transactions and locking -- Using the resource governor and policy-based management -- SQL server and the .NET client -- SQL server and the common language runtime -- Using spatial data -- Service-oriented architecture and the service broker -- Full-text search services.
Whether you're a database administrator or application developer, this in-depth guide is your key to delivering improved data collection, storage, reporting, and security with SQL Server 2008. Mastering SQL Server 2008 brings you up to speed on architecture, installation, and configuration essentials, before moving to the step-by-step instruction you need for more advanced topics such as procedural programming, query optimization, how to use spatial data, SQL Server in the .NET world, and more. You'll master the extensive toolset, explore useful third-party tools, and most importantly, find out how to choose and use the right SQL Server features for the specific tasks you have.