SQL Server Books

How to Cheat at Securing SQL Server 2005

How to Cheat at Securing SQL Server 2005 Mark Horniger et al ISBN-10: 1597491969 Microsoft has added many new security features in SQL Server 2005 which enable you to run a high-performance database server with very little security risk. The new features have been added to both the administrative tools as well as the T-SQL language itself. […]

Physical Database Design

Physical Database DesignLightstone, Teorey, Nadeau2007, Morgan Kaufmann448 pages$49.95ISBN 0-12369-389-6 In the predecessor on logical database design the three authors have already demonstrated, that they know their stuff. This book falls seamlessly into the same line. Physical database design is the translation of the logical database design into the respective target database management system. The authors […]

Murach’s ADO.NET 2.0 Database Programming with VB 2005

Murach’s ADO.NET 2.0 Database Programming with VB 2005Anne Boehm2007, Mike Murach & Associates784 pages52.50$ISBN 1-89077-443-X Notwithstanding the C# mania enjoys Visual Basic still a great popularity. This also holds true for the development of database applications where VB has ist rightful place. But all beginnings are difficult and take time. Time that one rarely has. […]

Data Modeling Made Simple

Data Modeling Made SimpleSteve Hoberman2005, Technics Publications, LLC144 Pages$18.95ISBN 0-9771-4000-8 Think what you want, but to me there definitely IS a difference between books about data modeling written by nonpractitioners and practitioners. Same subject, but sometimes poles apart in terms of quality and readability. Theoretical background is certainly essential for a good data modeler, however […]

SQL Server 2005 Practical Troubleshooting

SQL Server 2005 Practical TroubleshootingEdited by Ken Henderson2007 Pearson Education480 pages$54.99ISBN 0-321-44774-3 Ken Henderson, Slava Oks, Wei Xiao, Bart Duncan and Bob Ward. All those names are on the list of RSS feeds I have subscribed to. The interested SQL Server user surely knows these names as well. Together with other members of the SQL […]

Microsoft ADO.NET 2.0

Microsoft ADO.NET 2.0David Sceppa2006 Microsoft Press800 pages$59.99ISBN 0-7356-2206-X What good for is an “optimal” designed database with optimal indices and the “best” hardware around, when the application that is accessing the database, is poorly developed? Well, this is a rhetorical question with a simple answer: Not much! Because most people do not access a database […]

Programming Microsoft SQL Server 2005

 Programming Microsoft SQL Server 2005Andrew J. Brust, Stephen Forte2006, Microsoft Press889 pages$49.99ISBN 0-73561-923-9 This book offers on ist almost 900 pages well-founded knowledge about the vastly expanded programming function of SQL Server 2005 such as SQLCLR, SMO, Notification Services, Service Broker, etc…. At the same time it is no beginners book. The authors assume basic […]

Microsoft SQL Server 2005: Database Essentials

Step by Step Tutorial for New Database Programmers Review by SQL-Server-Performance.com Microsoft SQL Server 2005: Database Essentials By Solid Quality Learning 306 pages. Microsoft Press. $39.99. Find out more about this book, or purchase it, from Amazon.com. To deliver data from a database to users via an application you need the following: A database system. […]

The Relational Database Dictionary

‘Terms, Concepts and Examples’: The Language of Relational Databases Review by SQL-Server-Performance.com The Relational Database Dictionary By C. J. Date 122 pages. O’Reilly. $14.99. Find out more about this book, or purchase it, from Amazon.com. Language is undoubtedly one of the most important elements of human communication. One of the basic requirements for successful communication […]

Inside Microsoft SQL Server 2005: T-SQL Programming

Expert Guidance on Sophisticated Uses of Transact-SQL Review by SQL-Server-Performance.com Inside Microsoft SQL Server 2005: T-SQL Programming By Itzik Ben-Gan, Dejan Sarka, and Roger Wolter 508 Pages. Microsoft Press. $44.99. Find out more about this book, or purchase it, from Amazon.com. T-SQL Programming is part two of the developer portion of the Inside Microsoft SQL […]

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