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The Handbook for Reluctant Database Administrators

By Josef Finsel

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Feeling reluctant? The Handbook for Reluctant Database Administrators provides you with a solid grasp of what you'll need to design, build, secure, and maintain a database.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-893115-90-3
  • 550 Pages
  • User Level: Beginner to Advanced
  • Publication Date: September 26, 2001
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
  • Print Book Price: $49.95
  • eBook Price: $34.99
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Feeling reluctant? The Handbook for Reluctant Database Administrators provides you with a solid grasp of what you'll need to design, build, secure, and maintain a database. Author Josef Finsel writes from an understanding point of view; he also crossed over from programming to database administration. Furthermore, database administration veteran Francis Stanisci comments throughout the book, sharing insight from his own years of experience.

What you’ll learn

  • Database design
  • Backups and recovery
  • Indexing
  • Stored procedures
  • User defined functions
  • SQL Server error handling (compared to VB error handling)
  • Triggers
  • Database security
  • XML in SQL Server, Data Transformation Services
  • A special introduction to Performance Tuning
  • An overview of how Microsoft's .NET strategy will affect SQL Server

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