"Paul Nielsen brings his passion for SQL Server and his long yearsof experience with this product into every page of the SQLServer 2008 Bible." —Kalen Delaney, SQL Server MVP
Get ready for SQL Server 2008
Whether you're a database developer, DBA, or BI Developer, SQLServer 2008 promises to change the way you deliver enterprise datasolutions. Open this detailed, experience-based guide for clearexplanations of the concepts balanced with real-world examples andbest practices gleaned from years of field and consultingexperience. SQL Server is an immense product — this book isyour guide to the strategies and details that matter most.
Master the data architecture concepts that drive databasetechnologies
Write elegant set-based queries that respond well to acomprehensive indexing strategy
Code an efficient and robust data abstraction layer with storedprocedures
Learn the best way to connect to SQL Server with ADO orMicrosoft Access
Use PowerShell and Policy-based Management to better administeryour servers
Use Analysis Services, MDX, and Excel to analyze data trends
Optimize performance with data compression, resource governor,and partitioning
Companion Web Site Please visit www.sqlserverbible.com to download all the sampledatabases and code, watch screencasts that walk through keyfeatures, sign up for the SQL Server Bible eNewsletter, findadditional SQL Server utilities and samples, and find out about theauthors' seminars and speaking schedules.