SQL Server Books

Database Modeling and Design — Logical Design

Take Your Database Design Skills to a Whole New Level Review by SQL-Server-Performance.com Database Modeling and Design — Logical Design, Fourth Edition By Toby Teorey, Sam Lightstone, and Tom Nadeau 296 pages. Morgan Kaufmann. $49.95. Find out more about this book, or purchase it, from Amazon.com. I read this book at practically the same time […]

Relational Database Design Clearly Explained

The Principles of Good Relational Database Design Review by SQL-Sever-Performance.com Relational Database Design Clearly Explained, Second Edition By Jan L. Harrington 416 pages. Morgan Kaufmann. $47.95 Find out more about this book, or purchase it, from Amazon.com. I do have a foible for books on database theory, database design and everything that comes along with […]

Murach’s Visual Basic 2005

A Practical Introduction to Visual Basic Review by SQL-Server-Performance.com Murach’s Visual Basic 2005 By Anne Boehm 840 pages. Mike Murach & Associates. $52.50. Find out more about this book, or purchase it, from Amazon.com. Some days ago, a coworker asked me to look at one of her applications. Something wasn’t working as expected, she said. […]

Administrator’s Guide to SQL Server 2005

A Quick Guide for Experienced DBAs Review by Brad M. McGehee Administrator’s Guide to SQL Server 2005 By Buck Woody 648 pages. Addison-Wesley Professional. $49.99. Find out more about this book, or purchase it, from Amazon.com. In my opinion, when you write a book on SQL Server 2005, you really need to pick a particular […]

Learning SQL on SQL Server 2005

Get Up to Speed on SQL in No Time Review by SQL-Server-Performance.com 2 October 2006 Learning SQL on SQL Server 2005 By Sikha Saha Bagui and Richard Walsh Earp 324 pages. O’Reilly Media. $44.99. Find out more about this book, or purchase it, from Amazon.com. “All beginnings are difficult.” “Practice makes perfect.” I guess almost […]

Inside Microsoft SQL Server 2005: T-SQL Querying

Advanced Querying Techniques From a SQL Guru Review by SQL-Server-Performance.com Inside Microsoft SQL Server 2005: T-SQL Querying By Itzik Ben-Gan, Lubor Kollar, and Dejan Sarka 632 pages. Microsoft Press. $44.99. Find out more about this book, or purchase it, from Amazon.com. There are many self-proclaimed SQL gurus around. Very few of them are gifted with […]

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Implementation and Maintenance: Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-431)

Ace Your SQL Server 2005 MCTS Exam Review by Brad M. McGehee Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Implementation and Maintenance: Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-431) By Solid Quality Learning 992 Pages. Microsoft Press. $59.99. Find out more about this book, or purchase it, from Amazon.com. No matter how much I think I know a subject, I […]

Joe Celko’s SQL Puzzles & Answers

A Collection of SQL Puzzles Review by SQL-Server-Peformance.Com Joe Celko’s SQL Puzzles & Answers By Joe Celko 200 pages. Morgan Kaufmann. $37.95. Find out more about this book, or purchase it, from Amazon.com. Joe Celko is one of those regulars in online communities about databases about whom people tend to be polarized. Either you like his […]

Murach’s C# 2005

Develop Windows Forms Fast and Effectively Review by SQL-Server-Peformance.Com Murach’s C# 2005 By Joel Murach 812 pages. Mike Murach & Associates. $52.50. Find out more about this book, or purchase it, from Amazon.com. C#!!! I can’t stand it anymore. C# here, C# there, C# everywhere. The whole world seems to be talking only about C#, […]

Joe Celko’s SQL Programming Style

‘A Manual of Style’ for the SQL Programmer Review by SQL-Server-Peformance.Com Joe Celko’s SQL Programming Style By Joe Celko 272 pages. Morgan Kaufmann. $29.95. Find out more about this book, or purchase it, from Amazon.com. When you look at today’s software applications, you’ll find that almost every application works with data in one way or […]
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