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e-books in SQL Server category

Book cover: Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2014Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2014
by - Microsoft Press ,
The authors explain how SQL Server 2014 incorporates in-memory technology to boost performance in online transactional processing and data-warehouse solutions. They also describe how it eases the transition from on-premises solutions to the cloud.
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Book cover: SQL Server Reference GuideSQL Server Reference Guide
by - Pearson Education ,
Database professional Buck Woody leads you through the many aspects of designing, administering, and developing for your SQL Server platform. Recommended for DBAs and developers, this Reference Guide covers SQL Server 2000 up to SQL Server 2008 R2.
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Book cover: SQL Server Execution PlansSQL Server Execution Plans
by - Simple Talk Publishing ,
An execution plan describes what's going on behind the scenes when SQL Server executes a query. This book leads you right from the basics of capturing plans, through how to interrupt them, and how to diagnose the causes of poor query performance.
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Book cover: Inside the SQL Server Query OptimizerInside the SQL Server Query Optimizer
by - Red gate books ,
A better understanding of what the Query Optimizer does behind the scenes can help you to improve the performance of your databases and applications, and this book explains the core concepts behind how the SQL Server Query Optimizer works.
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Book cover: Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2012Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2012
by - Microsoft Press ,
Our purpose in Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 is to point out both the new and the improved in the latest version of SQL Server. This book is for anyone who has an interest in SQL Server 2008 R2 and wants to understand its capabilities.
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Book cover: Troubleshooting SQL Server: A Guide for the Accidental DBATroubleshooting SQL Server: A Guide for the Accidental DBA
by - Red gate books ,
SQL Server-related performance problems come up regularly and diagnosing and solving them can be difficult and time consuming. Read this book for descriptions of the most common issues and practical solutions to fix them quickly and accurately.
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Book cover: SQL Server StatisticsSQL Server Statistics
by - Simple-Talk Publishing ,
Reading Holger's booklet is a great way of brushing up on the subject of Statistics and query-optimization. It is reasonably short, and geared to the practitioner rather than the theoretician. It is careful to stick with the things you need to know.
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Book cover: Defensive Database Programming with SQL ServerDefensive Database Programming with SQL Server
by - Red Gate Books ,
The goal of Defensive Programming is to produce resilient code that responds gracefully to the unexpected. In this book, you will find practical programming techniques that will improve the quality of your T-SQL code and increase its robustness.
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Book cover: Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2
by - Microsoft Press ,
This book is for anyone who has an interest in SQL Server 2008 R2 and wants to understand its capabilities. The purpose is to point out both the new and the improved in the latest version of SQL Server. Some familiarity with SQL Server is assumed.
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Book cover: Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft SQL Server 7 in 21 DaysSams Teach Yourself Microsoft SQL Server 7 in 21 Days
by - Sams ,
The book introduces you to every aspect of Microsoft's flagship back-end database engine. Organized with a FAQ-like summary at the end of every chapter, it familiarizes you with all the features and even brings you up to expert level on a few of them.
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