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Microsoft® SQL Server 2005 Unleashed by John Kane, Tudor Trufinescu, Alex T. Silverstein, Chris Gallelli, Paul Bertucci, Ray Rankins

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Chapter . Introduction

It has been just over six years since SQL Server 2000 was released and just over five years since we published the first edition of SQL Server 2000 Unleashed. In that time, SQL Server has established itself as a robust and reliable database platform whose performance and scalability meet the implementation needs of businesses and corporations from simple desktop applications on up to enterprise-wide systems. A number of significant changes and enhancements in SQL Server 2005 further solidify its position in the marketplace as a robust enterprise-wide database system that can compete on the same level as the other major enterprise-wide database products, shifting firmly to providing a database engine foundation that can be ...

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