If you're a database administrator or developer, this book is your complete, one-stop resource for SQL Server 2012. The authors provide in-depth coverage of core techniques, best practices, and smart workarounds, as well as plenty of examples and sample code. They also fully cover such new features as AlwwaysOn connectivity, new indexes, Power View, Master Data Services, Data Quality Services, PowerPivot for SQL Server 2012, and more.
Thoroughly explore all new features in SQL Server 2012
Understand advanced T-SQL data types and querying techniques
Ensure high availability for mission-critical applications
Start using SQL Azure for cloud computing
Master new security and compliance settings
Leverage your data with tools for BI, data warehousing, and Enterprise Information Management solutions
Get up to speed on the latest enhancements to the BI toolset
Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Bible
Adam Jorgensen, Jorge Segarra, Patrick LeBlanc, Jose Chinchilla, Aaron Nelson
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Patrick LeBlanc is a Data Platform Technical Solution Professional at Microsoft, working directly with customers on the business value of SQL Server. He co-authored SharePoint 2010 Business Intelligence 24-Hour Trainer and Knight’s Microsoft Business Intelligence 24-Hour Trainer, and founded www.sqllunch.com, a website devoted to teaching SQL Server technologies.
Comments about oreilly Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Bible:
I like very much his level of analysis; not too much detailed and not too much shallow. Perfect for developers. Clear, well written. It's my unique companion to explore every corner of SQL Server 2012.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend