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
Practice exercises and code samples
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