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Michael Coles

Michael Coles has more than a decade's experience designing and administering SQL Server databases. A prolific writer of articles on all aspects of SQL Server, particularly on the expert use of T-SQL, he holds MCDBA and MCP certifications. He graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in information technology from American Intercontinental University in Georgia. A member of the United States Army Reserve, he was activated for two years following 9/11.

Michael Coles' Books

Expert SQL Server 2008 Encryption

Expert SQL Server 2008 Encryption

  • Publication Date: October 14, 2009
  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-2464-8

Expert SQL Server 2008 Encryption will show you how to efficiently implement SQL Server 2008 encryption functionality and features to secure your organizational data. Learn More …

Pro T-SQL 2008 Programmer's Guide

Pro T-SQL 2008 Programmer's Guide

  • Publication Date: August 20, 2008
  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-1001-6

Discussing new and existing features, SQL Server designer and administrator Michael Coles takes you on an expert guided tour of Transact-SQL functionality in SQL Server 2008 in his book, Pro T-SQL 2008 Programmer's Guide. Learn More …

Pro Full-Text Search in SQL Server 2008

Pro Full-Text Search in SQL Server 2008

  • Publication Date: December 1, 2008
  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-1594-3

SQL Server 2008 provides the tools to take advantage of the features of its built-in enterprise-level natural-language search engine in the form of integrated full-text search (iFTS). Learn More …

Pro T-SQL 2005 Programmer's Guide

Pro T-SQL 2005 Programmer's Guide

  • Publication Date: April 24, 2007
  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-794-1

Pro T-SQL 2005 Programmer's Guide provides comprehensive and detailed coverage of all the major features and facilities of T-SQL for SQL Server 2005. Learn More …

Accelerated SQL Server 2008

Accelerated SQL Server 2008

  • Publication Date: May 22, 2008
  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-969-3

Take full advantage of the new features of SQL Server 2008, know what tools are available, and quickly realize the power and ease of use that SQL Server 2008 has to offer. Learn More …

Pro SQL Server 2008 XML

Pro SQL Server 2008 XML

  • Publication Date: May 18, 2008
  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-983-9

Pro SQL Server 2008 XML is your key to unlocking the powerful XML feature set first introduced in SQL Server 2005 and since refined in SQL Server 2008. Author Michael Coles shows how to store XML using SQL Server's built-in XML data type. Learn More …

Pro SQL Server 2012 Integration Services

Pro SQL Server 2012 Integration Services

  • Publication Date: June 26, 2012
  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-3692-4

Pro SQL Server 2012 Integration Services is your key to building powerful extract, transform, load (ETL) solutions using SQL Server 2012 Integration Services (SSIS). Learn More …

Pro T-SQL 2012 Programmer's Guide

Pro T-SQL 2012 Programmer's Guide

  • Publication Date: September 24, 2012
  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-4596-4

Pro T–SQL 2012 Programmer’s Guide is every developer’s key to making full use of SQL Server 2012’s powerful, built–in Transact–SQL language. Learn More …