Pro Entity Framework 4.0 is a professional-level guide to Microsoft's Entity Framework, the future of data access in .NET programming. Readers learn to implement easy-to-program and highly-performing database access solutions.
Pro Oracle SQL unlocks the power of SQL in the Oracle Databaseone of the most potent SQL implementations on the market today. This book is for developers and database administrators who are writing and optimizing SQL queries and data manipulation statements.
Pro Spatial with SQL Server 2012 introduces SQL Servers spatial feature set, and covers everything you'll need to know to store, manipulate, and analyze information about the physical location of objects in space.
Pro SQL Azure introduces you to Microsoft's cloud-based delivery of its enterprise-caliber, SQL Server database management systemshowing you how to program and administer it in a variety of cloud computing scenarios.
Pro SQL Database for Windows Azure, 2nd Edition introduces you to Microsoft's cloud-based delivery of its enterprise-caliber, SQL Server database management systemshowing you how to program and administer it in a variety of cloud computing scenarios.
This book covers the impact of the new features available in SQL Server 2008 specifically targeted for database administrators, along with the tried-and-true advanced techniques required to support and maintain Microsoft SQL Server.
Pro SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services will show you how to pull data together and present it for reporting and analysis in a way that makes the data accessible to business users, instead of needing to rely on the IT department every time someone needs a different report.
Pro SQL Server 2008 Policy-Based Management is critical for database administrators seeking in-depth knowledge on administering servers using the new policy-based management features introduced in SQL Server 2008.