Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Administration
Real-World Skills for MCSA Certification and Beyond (Exams 70-461, 70-462, and 70-463)
By Tom Carpenter
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: May 2013
Pages: 936

Take Your Career to the Next Level with This Practical Guide

SQL Server expert Tom Carpenter teaches you skills to help you excel in your job as a SQL Server 2012 database administrator. From designing and implementing database solutions with SQL Server 2012 to querying, repairing data, maintaining high availability, and managing always-on technology, he explores the real-world tasks and scenarios you'll face as a SQL Server database administrator and shows you how to handle them. This book also serves as an ideal resource for those preparing for their MCSA: SQL Server 2012 certification.

  • Install and configure SQL Server 2012
  • Design, implement, and effectively manage database solutions
  • Learn basic and advanced querying techniques
  • Understand triggers, stored procedures, and indexing
  • Standardize, automate, and update jobs, operators, and alerts
  • Monitor and manage a SQL Server cluster and learn mirroring
  • Initiate backup and restore, and learn security best practices
  • Plan for high availability, data warehousing, and business intelligence
  • Discover how to clean data and improve data quality

ACCESS practice exams, electronic flashcards, and author videos of critical tasks at

An ideal supplement to help you prepare for:

Exam 70-461: Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Exam 70-462: Administering a Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Database

Exam 70-463: Implementing Data Warehouses with Microsoft SQL Server 2012

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