Professional Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Administration
By Brian Knight, Ketan Patel, Wayne Snyder, Ross LoForte, Steven Wort
Publisher: Wiley / Wrox
Final Release Date: November 2008
Pages: 924

Professional Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 Administration

SQL Server 2008 represents a significant jump forward in scalability and performance. Database administrators — and developers as well — will need to master new methods for effectively managing increasingly large and complex SQL Server environments.

This author team of SQL Server experts arms you with unique tips, tricks, and workarounds, including managing and monitoring SQL Server, automating administration, clustering, performance tuning, handling backup and recovery, and more. You'll learn the various tools that are available to you with the 2008 release, as well as new features such as Performance Studio, Change Data Capture, Policy-based Management, and Query Governor. With a solid understanding of SQL Server 2008, you'll be able to confidently handle even the most difficult SQL Server admin issues.

What you will learn from this book

  • Best practices for SQL Server 2008 installation

  • Tips for troubleshooting and securing the database engine

  • How to automate SQL Server

  • Ways to index your database

  • Methods for monitoring your SQL Server instance

  • How to performance tune your SQL Server instance

Who this book is for

This book is for experienced database administrators who are interested in learning best pratices for administering SQL Server 2008.

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