Pro SQL Server 2008 Analytics provides everything you need to know to develop sophisticated and visually appealing sales and marketing dashboards using SQL Server 2008 and to integrate those dashboards with SharePoint, PerformancePoint, and other key Microsoft technologies.
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 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 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 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.
Even if you have little or no knowledge of T-SQL, Beginning T-SQL 2008 will bring you up to intermediate level and teach you best practices along the way. You'll learn how to write code that will help you to achieve the best-performing applications possible.