Beginning SQL Server 2008 Administration

Authors: Walters, Robert, Fritchey, Grant, Taglienti, Carmen

  • Written by a Microsoft Data Platform Technology Specialist with extensive experience assisting large, enterprise customers
  • Short, unintimidating, but covers the ground
  • Emphasizes the human aspects of being a DBA – gets across what the job is like and how one must carry one’s self in order to succeed
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About this book

Beginning SQL Server 2008 Administration is essential for anyone wishing to learn about implementing and managing SQL Server 2008 database. From college students, to experienced database administrators from other platforms, to those already familiar with SQL Server and wanting to fill in some gaps of knowledge, this book will bring all readers up to speed on the enterprise platform Microsoft SQL Server 2008.

  • Clearly describes relational database concepts
  • Explains the SQL Server database engine and supporting tools
  • Shows various database maintenance scenarios

About the authors

Rob Walters is a data platform technology specialist for Microsoft. His extensive experience with Microsoft SQL Server began over 10 years ago when he worked as a consultant for Microsoft Consulting Services in Denver, Colorado. Shortly after the dot-com bubble burst, Walters returned to Microsoft s headquarters and worked as a program manager in the SQL Server product unit. There, he owned various features within SQL Server including SQL Server Agent, various management features, and the security for the database engine. Walters has co-authored three patents for technologies used within SQL Server. Walters has also co-authored Programming Microsoft SQL Server 2005 by Microsoft Press, and Pro SQL Server 2005, Accelerated SQL Server 2008, and Beginning SQL Server 2008 Database Administration by Apress. He holds a bachelor's of science degree in electrical engineering from Michigan State University and a master's degree in business administration from Seattle University. When not at work, he is very active in his community as an on-call firefighter.

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  • The Database Administration Profession

    Walters, Robert E. (et al.)

    Pages 1-8

  • Planning and Installing SQL Server 2008

    Walters, Robert E. (et al.)

    Pages 9-40

  • What’s in the Toolbox?

    Walters, Robert E. (et al.)

    Pages 41-73

  • Creating Tables and Other Objects

    Walters, Robert E. (et al.)

    Pages 75-95

  • Transact-SQL

    Walters, Robert E. (et al.)

    Pages 97-116

Buy this book

eBook $34.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-2414-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $44.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-2413-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Beginning SQL Server 2008 Administration
Authors
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Robert Walters and Grant Fritchey and Carmen Taglienti
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-2414-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-2414-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-2413-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
400
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