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MCITP Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-444): Optimizing and Maintaining a Database Administration Solution Using Microsoft SQL Server 2005 with CD (Pro-Certification)by Orin Thomas
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EXAM PREP GUIDE
Ace your preparation for the skills measured by MCTS Exam 70-444—and on the job. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that fully cover each exam objective. Then, reinforce what youve learned by applying your knowledge to 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:
Assess your skills with 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 training kit includes:
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Short Description Get in-depth preparation for Exam 70-444, an exam for the new Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Database Administrator certification--and build real-world job skills. Includes test questions, reviews, troubleshooting labs, exam discount, and more. Long Description Announcing an all-new Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) Training Kit designed to help maximize your performance on Exam 70-444, an exam for the new MCITP: Database Administrator certification. This kit packs the tools and features exam candidates want most--including in-depth, self-paced training based on final exam content; rigorous, objective-by-objective review; exam tips from expert, exam-certified authors; and a robust testing suite. It also provides real-world scenarios, case study examples, and troubleshooting labs for skills and expertise that you can apply to the job. Focusing on SQL Server 2005, this official study guide covers topics such as optimizing the performance of database servers, implementing a data recovery plan, designing a strategy for monitoring and maintaining a database, designing a database management strategy, and designing a strategy to manage and maintain database security. Ace your exam preparation and ramp up quickly on SQL Server 2005 database administration by working at your own pace through the lessons, hands-on exercises, and practice tests. The CD features 425 practice questions and a flexible test engine with pre-assessment and post-assessment capabilities. Choose timed or untimed testing mode, generate random tests, or focus on discrete objectives or chapters, and get detailed explanations for right and wrong answers--including pointers back to the book forfurther study. You also get a 180-day evaluation version of SQL Server 2005 Enterprise Edition and a 15 percent exam discount voucher--making this kit an exceptional value and a great career investment. SQL Server 2005 is Microsoft's next-generation data management and ana
About the Author
Ian McLean was called to the Bar in 1951 and admitted to the Faculty of Advocates, Edinburgh, in 1985. His background includes criminal practice both in England and as a law officer in Northern Nigeria. Between 1970 and 1980 he was a Metropolitan Stipendiary Magistrate, and a Circuit Judge between
1980 and 1997. He has lectured widely both in the UK and on the Continent, and is the author of a number of practitioner books. Peter Morrish was called to the Bar in 1962. His background includes service in the Northern Rhodesia Police, where he acted as a Public Prosecutor, and in the Royal Air
Force, where he gained extensive experience of courts-martial. In addition to an extensive criminal practice, he has held administrative posts in the Metropolitan Magistrates' Court Service, in the old Quarter Sessions courts (County of London, Lancashire, and Middlesex), the Central Criminal Court,
and in the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division). He has lectured in the UK and in the US and is the author of a number of practitioner books. John Greenhill was called to the Bar in 1972. He served in the Metropolitan Magistrates' Courts, rising to Senior Chief Clerk, and Training Officer for the
Metropolitan Area. He is currently based at Straford East Magistrates' Court. He holds an MSc in Criminology from the University of Leicester. Andrew Mimmack has been a Council Member of the Justices' Clerks' Society since 1996, and currently holds the office of Junior Vice President. He is Editor
of The Magistrates' Courts Practice and also delivers training courses for a range of practitioners including lawyers in England and France, Guardians ad litem, Approved Social Workers, Local AuthorityRegistration and Inspection Officers, and others.
Table of Contents
DedicationAcknowledgmentsIntroductionChapter 1: Troubleshooting Database and Server PerformanceChapter 2: Analyzing QueriesChapter 3: Failure DiagnosisChapter 4: Disaster RecoveryChapter 5: Performance MonitoringChapter 6: Database MaintenanceChapter 7: SQL Server Integration ServicesChapter 8: Design Data IntegrityChapter 9: Business RequirementsChapter 10: ReplicationChapter 11: Security StrategiesChapter 12: Detecting and Responding to AttacksAppendixGlossaryAnswersSystem RequirementsAbout the AuthorsExam 70-444: PRO: Optimizing and Maintaining a Database Administration Solution by Using Microsoft SQL Server 2005
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