The ideal on-the-job reference guide for SQL Server 2008 database administrators
If you manage and administer SQL Server 2008 in the real world, you need this detailed guide at your desk. From planning to disaster recovery, this practical book explores tasks and scenarios that a working SQL Server DBA faces regularly and shows you step by step how to handle them. Topics include installation and configuration, creating databases and tables, optimizing the database server, planning for high availability, and more.
And, if you’re preparing for MCTS or MCITP certification in SQL Server 2008 administration, this book is the perfect supplement to your preparation, featuring a CD with practice exams, flashcards, and video walkthroughs of the more difficult administrative tasks.
SQL Server 2008 Administration: Real-World Skills for MCITP Certification and Beyond (Exams 70-432 and 70-450)
When I began writing this book, it became clear that we could cover the Microsoft objectives while still providing a real-world reference for the technology. Each chapter is written to do more than simply cover exam objectives – in fact, some chapters cover no direct objectives at all. The chapters always have real-world applications.