Pro SQL Server 2012 Practices

Authors: Shaw, C., Fritchey, G., Bossy, C., Lowell, J., Shaw, G., Johansen, J., Prajdi, M., Pastrick, W., Pot'Vin, K., Strate, J., Roggero, H., Belt, T., Gardner, J., Berry, G., Ball, B., Borland, J., DeBow, B., Davidson, L.

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  • Pro SQL Server 2012 Practices is an anthology of high-end wisdom from a group of accomplished database administrators and developers who are quietly but relentlessly pushing the performance and feature envelope of Microsoft SQL Server 2012.

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Pro SQL Server 2012 Practices is an anthology of high-end wisdom from a group of accomplished database administrators who are quietly but relentlessly pushing the performance and feature envelope of Microsoft SQL Server 2012. With an emphasis upon performance—but also branching into release management, auditing, and other issues—the book helps you deliver the most value for your company’s investment in Microsoft’s flagship database system.

  • Goes beyond the manual to cover good techniques and best practices
  • Delivers knowledge usually gained only by hard experience
  • Focuses upon performance, scalability, reliability
  • Helps achieve the predictability needed to be in control at all times

About the authors

Chris Shaw started his database career in 1993. He began by working with Lotus during his time in the Marine Corps. Following his time with the Marines, Chris continued working with databases for companies such as Wells Fargo, Pulte Mortgage, and Yellow Pages Inc. He later consulted with insurance companies, including Anthem Blue Shield and Admini Quest. Chris has been writing and speaking about SQL Server for over 15 years at events such as SQL Connections, PASS, and SSWUG Ultimate conferences. Chris was the Conference Director for SSWUG in 2008. Chris received the Microsoft MVP award in 2009, 2010, and 2011, and he just received his fourth MVP award in April 2012. He is the founding member of the Colorado Springs SQL Server User Group and presently is the Co-President. Chris has many featured articles on the SSWUG website, and he was a contributing author for SQL Server 2005 Bible (Wiley, 2006) and SQL Server MVP Deep Dives, Volume 2 (Manning Publications, 2011). Blogs, information, questions, quizzes, and interviews can be found at Chris blog site at http://chrisshaw.wordpress.com. He can also be reached on twitter at @SQLShaw or by email at Chris@sqlshaw.com.

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  • Be Your Developer’s Best Friend

    Johansen, Jesper

    Pages 1-15

  • Getting It Right: Designing the Database for Performance

    Davidson, Louis

    Pages 17-42

  • Hidden Performance Gotchas

    Shaw, Gail

    Pages 43-70

  • Dynamic Management Views

    Pot’vin, Kellyn

    Pages 71-99

  • From SQL Trace to Extended Events

    Prajdić, Mladen

    Pages 101-133

Buy this book

eBook $39.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-4771-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $49.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-4770-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Pro SQL Server 2012 Practices
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-4771-5
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-4771-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-4770-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIV, 504
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