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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Administrator's Pocket Consultant


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Publisher Comments:

From the author and series editor of the immensely popular ADMINISTRATOR'S POCKET CONSULTANT series from Microsoft Press-this pocket-size guide delivers fast, accurate answers on the spot for IT professionals.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Administrator's Pocket Consultant, 2nd Edition is the ideal concise, immediate reference you'll want with you at all times as you deal with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2 administration. Whether you handle administration for 50 users or 5000, this hands-on, fast answers guide focuses on what you need to do to get the job done quickly. With extensive easy-to-read tables, lists, and step-by-step instructions, it's the portable, readable guide that you consistently save you time and minimize system downtime by giving you the right information right now. Get fast facts to:

  • Plan, deploy, and configure SQL Server 2008 R2
  • Administer server and surface security, access, and network configuration
  • Import, export, transform, and replicate data
  • Use SQL Server Management Studio for core administrative tasks
  • Manipulate schemas, tables, indexes, and views
  • Automate maintenance and implement policy-based management
  • Monitor server activity and tune performance
  • Manage log shipping and database mirroring
  • Perform backups and recovery

Book News Annotation:

This official reference guide to Microsoft's SQL Server 2008 provides concise information for SQL server administrators for performing common tasks with this database software. This volume covers such topics as policy-based management, database security, distributed databases, backup and recovery and system maintenance as well as many other standard database management processes. While the guide does cover installation and configuration of SQL servers for various levels of usage the work is not a beginner's guide and assumes a basic proficiency in Microsoft database conventions and commands. This second edition updates all information for the latest "R2" release of the SQL Server software and up to date additional information and addenda are provided through a companion Microsoft website. Stanek is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional, expert in systems management and the author of over 100 books. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

About the Author

William R. Stanek is an award-winning author who's written more than 100 books, including Windows Server 2012 Inside Out, Windows 8 Administration Pocket Consultant, and Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Pocket Consultant. He is the series editor for the Pocket Consultant line of books.

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: SQL Server 2008 Administration Overview
  • Chapter 2: Deploying SQL Server 2008
  • Chapter 3: Managing the Surface Security, Access, and Network Configuration
  • Chapter 4: Configuring and Tuning SQL Server 2008
  • Chapter 5: Managing the Enterprise
  • Chapter 6: Implementing Policy-Based Management
  • Chapter 7: Configuring SQL Server with SQL Server Management Studio
  • Chapter 8: Core Database Administration
  • Chapter 9: Managing SQL Server 2008 Security
  • Chapter 10: Manipulating Schemas, Tables, Indexes, and Views
  • Chapter 11: Importing, Exporting, and Transforming Data
  • Chapter 12: Linked Servers and Distributed Transactions
  • Chapter 13: Implementing Snapshot, Merge, and Transactional Replication
  • Chapter 14: Profiling and Monitoring SQL Server 2008
  • Chapter 15: Backing Up and Recovering SQL Server 2008
  • Chapter 16: Database Automation and Maintenance
  • Chapter 17: Managing Log Shipping and Database Mirroring

Product Details

Stanek, William R
Microsoft Press
Stanek, William R.
Stanek, William
Database Management - SQL Server
Desktop Applications/Databases
Database design
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Database Management - General
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SQL Server; SQL Server 2008; Microsoft SQL Server; Microsoft SQL Server 2008; SQL Server reference; sql server 2008 reference; sql server 2008 pocket consultant; sql server 2008 administration; sql server reference; sql server pocket consultant
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Administrator's Pocket Consultant
Publication Date:
8.00 x 5.50 in

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Computers and Internet » Computer Languages » SQL
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