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Louis Davidson

Louis Davidson has been in the IT industry for more than 15 years as a corporate database developer and architect. He has spent the majority of his career working with Microsoft SQL Server, beginning from the early days of version 1.0. He has a bachelor�s degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in computer science, with a minor in mathematics.�Louis is the data architect for Compass Technology (Compass.net) in Chesapeake, Virginia, leading database development on their suite of nonprofit�oriented CRM products, built on the Microsoft CRM platform and SQL Server technologies.

Louis Davidson's Books

SQL Server 2000 Stored Procedures Handbook

SQL Server 2000 Stored Procedures Handbook

  • Publication Date: September 28, 2003
  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-287-8

Stored procedures are compiled T-SQL statements that reside on the database. They are the cornerstones of successful data manipulation, and data-handling operations of every complexity make use of them. This book is an in-depth guide to a key area of database development. Learn More …

Pro SQL Server 2000 Database Design

Pro SQL Server 2000 Database Design

  • Publication Date: January 21, 2004
  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-302-8

This book's goal is to cover—from a "real-world" point of view—all of the essential elements in designing, modeling, and building efficient relational databases, while avoiding a dry, theoretical approach. Learn More …

Pro SQL Server 2005

Pro SQL Server 2005

  • Publication Date: November 6, 2005
  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-477-3

This book takes a deep look at the full range of SQL Server 2005 enhancements. Relevant examples show how these new features work and how you can architect applications effectively. The book's core topics include enhancements to database programmability features and languages, such as ADO.NET, XML, .NET assemblies, and T-SQL. Learn More …

Pro SQL Server 2005 Database Design and Optimization

Pro SQL Server 2005 Database Design and Optimization

  • Publication Date: April 30, 2006
  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-529-9

Pro SQL Server 2005 Database Design and Optimization will teach you effective strategies for designing proper databases. It covers everything from how to gather business requirements to logical data modeling and normalization. It then shows you how to implement your design on SQL Server 2005. Learn More …

Pro SQL Server 2008 Relational Database Design and Implementation

Pro SQL Server 2008 Relational Database Design and Implementation

  • Publication Date: August 19, 2008
  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-0866-2

Learn effective and scalable database design techniques in a SQL Server environment. Pro SQL Server 2008 Relational Database Design and Implementation covers everything from design logic that business users will understand, all the way to the physical implementation of the design in a SQL Server database. Learn More …

Pro SQL Server 2008 Relational Database Design and Implementation - Print

Pro SQL Server 2008 Relational Database Design and Implementation - Print

  • Publication Date: August 19, 2008
  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-0866-2

Learn effective and scalable database design techniques in a SQL Server environment. Pro SQL Server 2008 Relational Database Design and Implementation covers everything from design logic that business users will understand, all the way to the physical implementation of the design in a SQL Server database. Learn More …

Pro SQL Server 2012 Relational Database Design and Implementation

Pro SQL Server 2012 Relational Database Design and Implementation

  • Publication Date: July 24, 2012
  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-3695-5

Pro SQL Server 2012 Relational Database Design and Implementation covers everything from design logic that business users will understand, all the way to the physical implementation of design in a SQL Server database. Learn More …

Pro SQL Server 2012 Practices

Pro SQL Server 2012 Practices

  • Publication Date: November 5, 2012
  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-4770-8

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. Learn More …