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Joseph Sack

Joseph Sack is a Principal Consultant with SQLskills. He has worked as a SQL Server professional since 1997 and has supported and developed for SQL Server environments in financial services, IT consulting, manufacturing, retail, and the real estate industry. Prior to joining SQLskills, he worked at Microsoft as a Premier Field Engineer supporting very large enterprise customer environments. He was responsible for providing deep SQL Server advisory services, training, troubleshooting, and ongoing solutions guidance. His areas of expertise include performance tuning, scalability, T-SQL development, and high-availability. In 2006 Joe earned the �Microsoft Certified Master: SQL Server 2005� certification; and in 2008, he earned the �Microsoft Certified Master: SQL Server 2008� certification. In 2009 he took over responsibility for the SQL Server Microsoft Certified Master program and held that post until 2011. He is the author of a few books and white papers, including most recently, �SQL Server 2008 Transact-SQL Recipes� (Apress, 2008). Joe's blog is at www.SQLskills.com/blogs/joe, and he can be reached at joe@SQLskills.com.

Joseph Sack's Books

Beginning SQL Server 2000 DBA

Beginning SQL Server 2000 DBA

  • Publication Date: January 7, 2004
  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-293-9

This book recognizes that aspiring database administrators need more than just a basic knowledge of the available features in order to be considered "a safe pair of hands" for the database and the mission-critical data that is stored in it. 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 …

SQL Server 2005 T-SQL Recipes

SQL Server 2005 T-SQL Recipes

  • Publication Date: December 12, 2005
  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-570-1

This no-fluff" desk reference offers direct access to the information you need to get the job done. Learn More …

SQL Server 2000 Fast Answers for DBAs and Developers, Signature Edition

SQL Server 2000 Fast Answers for DBAs and Developers, Signature Edition

  • Publication Date: August 16, 2005
  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-592-3

SQL Server expert and author Joseph Sack covers all SQL Server 2000 features, so you'll be able to rely on this book when you're in the field and need quick, effective solutions. Included are hundreds of practical recipes that describe and demonstrate the utility of a feature or function—with the minimum necessary background theory. Learn More …

SQL Server 2008 Transact-SQL Recipes

SQL Server 2008 Transact-SQL Recipes

  • Publication Date: July 24, 2008
  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-980-8

SQL Server 2008 Transact-SQL Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach is an example-based guide to the Transact-SQL language that is at the core of SQL Server 2008. Learn to create databases, insert and update data, generate reports, secure your data, and more. Learn More …