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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

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  • Practice exercises and code samples

  • Fully searchable eBook

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Average Rating: 4 out of 5 rating Based on 4 Ratings

"Good read" - by Anonymous on 24-OCT-2010
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I like the way the book organizes the material.  It flows and actually makes sense.  I think am now ready to tackle some of the more technical books the subject with the foundation from this book.
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"About the Book:" - by rrt on 17-APR-2010
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Good to understand Indexing. Ought to read any beginner in SQL Server 2008.  
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