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EXAM PREP GUIDE Ace your preparation for the skills measured by MCTS Exam 70-432—and on the job. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that fully cover each exam objective. Then, reinforce and apply what you’ve learned through real-world case scenarios and practice exercises. This official Microsoft study guide is designed to help you make the most of your study time.

Maximize your performance on the exam by learning to:

  • Configure, manage, back up, and restore databases
  • Create a partitioned table, index, or indexed view
  • Configure services and components to manage your environment
  • Help prevent unauthorized access at each security infrastructure layer
  • Design and deploy high-availability solutions
  • Manage SQL Server Agent jobs, alerts, and operators
  • Identify service, concurrency, and job execution problems

PRACTICE TESTS Assess your skills with the practice tests on CD. You can work through hundreds of questions using multiple testing modes to meet your specific learning needs. You get detailed explanations for right and wrong answers—including a customized learning path that describes how and where to focus your studies.

Your kit includes:

  • Official self-paced study guide.
  • Practice tests with multiple, customizable testing options and a learning plan based on your results.
  • 250+ practice and review questions.
  • Case scenarios, exercises, and best practices.
  • Sample chapters from related Microsoft Press books.
  • 180-day trial of SQL Server 2008 Enterprise Edition.
  • Fully searchable eBook of this guide.

For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.

Book News Annotation:

SQL Server expert Hotek has 30 years of consultant and application development experience. He presents a training kit for information technology professionals planning to take the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist Exam 70-432, as well as database administrators who need to know how to implement, manage, and trouble shoot Microsoft SQL Server 2008 instances. The text assumes readers have a working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and SQL Server 2008, and experience with SQL Server or another database platform. Readers will learn to install and configure SQL Server 2008; create and implement database objects; implement high availability and disaster recovery; secure instances, databases, and database objects; and monitor and troubleshoot SQL Server instances. The accompanying CD contains practice tests and files, an eBook of the training kit, and sample chapters. Also included is an evaluation software DVD containing a 180-day trial of SQL Server 2008 Enterprise Edition. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

About the Author

Mike Hotek is a SQL Server expert with three decades' experience as a consultant and solution developer. He has written several books, including Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Step by Step.

Table of Contents

DedicationAcknowledgementsIntroductionChapter 1: Installing and Configuring SQL Server 2008Chapter 2: Database Configuration and MaintenanceChapter 3: TablesChapter 4: Designing SQL Server IndexesChapter 5: Full Text IndexingChapter 6: Distributing and Partitioning DataChapter 7: Importing and Exporting DataChapter 8: Designing Policy Based ManagementChapter 9: Backing up and Restoring a DatabaseChapter 10: Automating SQL ServerChapter 11: Designing SQL Server SecurityChapter 12: Monitoring Microsoft SQL ServerChapter 13: Optimizing PerformanceChapter 14: Failover ClusteringChapter 15: Database MirroringChapter 16: Log ShippingChapter 17: ReplicationGlossaryAnswersSystem RequirementsAbout the AuthorExam 70-432: Microsoft SQL Server 2008—Implementation and MaintenanceAdditional Resources for IT Professionals from Microsoft PressGet Certified—SQL Server 2008

Product Details

Hotek, Mike
Microsoft Press
Certification Guides - General
Database Management - SQL Server
Technical Skills
Computers-Reference - General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Microsoft Press Training Kit
Publication Date:
9 x 7.38 x 1.96 in 3.26 lb

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Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » General
Computers and Internet » Database » Design
Computers and Internet » Database » SQL
Computers and Internet » Software Engineering » Software Management

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