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The Comprehensive Resource for SQL Server 2005 Administrators, Consultants, and Developers
Whether you're a systems administrator, database application developer, or IT consultant, you'll quickly ratchet up your knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server 2005 with this thorough and comprehensive guide. Light on theory and heavy on practicality, it cuts to the chase with real-world examples of large-scale business applications, an entire chapter on troubleshooting, and crucial information on SQL Server 2005's enhanced connectivity. For new users of Microsoft SQL Server, this book takes you quickly, but systematically, through the introductory topics.
Leverage the Experience of Large-Scale Enterprises through Real-World Examples
Increase Your Own Productivity with an Entire Chapter on Troubleshooting
Discover What SQL Server 2005's Increased Emphasis on Connectivity Means to Your Installation
Start Developing Apps—All the Information You Need!
SQL Server is Microsoft's best-selling database because it is highly flexible, customizable, and has excellent support. The new version places heavy emphasis on connectivity. Among the enhancements are integration of SQL Server with the .NET Framework; programming with ADO.NET, the data-access component of the .NET framework; Notification Services, which delivers personalized information to mobile devices; and Service Broker, a distributed application framework for large-scale business applications. SQL Server 2005 is a full-feature database designed to handle the needs of the largest enterprises.
About the Author
Mike Gunderloy is one of the world's foremost database developers. He has written Mastering SQL Server 2000, Visual Basic Developer's Guide to ADO, and SQL Server In Record Time and contributed to Access Developer's Handbook (in several versions), all from Sybex.
Joseph L. Jorden is the co-author of Mastering SQL Server 2000 and has served as the technical editor for several Sybex books.
David W. Tschanz has worked on a variety of pro-jects related to Web-accessible information and also serves as a computer security liaison.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Introducing SQL Server.
Chapter 1: Introduction to SQL Server 2005.
Chapter 2: Overview of Database Concepts.
Chapter 3: Overview of SQL Server.
Chapter 4: Database Design and Normalization.
Part 2: Transact-SQL.
Chapter 5: Transact-SQL Overview and Basics.
Chapter 6: SELECT Queries.
Chapter 7: Action Queries.
Chapter 8: Topics in Advanced Transact-SQL.
Part 3: Digging into SQL Server.
Chapter 9: Using SQL Server Management Studio.
Chapter 10: Databases.
Chapter 11: Tables.
Chapter 12: Indexing.
Chapter 13: Views.
Chapter 14: Stored Procedures.
Chapter 15: Using Triggers.
.Part 4: Administering SQL Server.
Chapter 16: Basic Administrative Tasks.
Chapter 17: Automating Administration.
Chapter 18: Security and SQL Server 2005.
Part 5: Development with SQL Server.
Chapter 19: Integrating SQL Server with Microsoft .NET.
Chapter 20: ADO.NET and SQL Server.
Chapter 21: SMO and RMO Programming.
Chapter 22: Integration Services.
Part 6: Advanced Topics.
Chapter 23: Locking.
Chapter 24: Monitoring and Optimizing SQL Server 2005.
Chapter 25: Replication.
Chapter 26: Analysis Services.
Chapter 27: Notification Services.
Chapter 28: Reporting Services.
Chapter 29: Service Broker.
Chapter 30: Troubleshooting.
Appendix A: Transact-SQL Reference.
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