Microsoft SQL Server 2008 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

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9 books in 1 ― your key to SQL Server 2008 success!

Your one-stop guide to the SQL Server 2008 database management system

You already know that SQL Server 2008 is a blockbuster relational database management system. And because you want to get rolling with it right away, this book is the place to come. Here you find what’s new in this version and how to build and maintain tables; retrieve, analyze, and report data; and keep your database healthy.

Discover how to:

Choose the right version of SQL Server
Install SQL Server quickly
Design a database and communicate with it
Monitor, maintain, and protect your data
Build solid, robust database applications

About the Author
Robert D. Schneider is a database optimization consultant who has been delivering software solutions for 15 years. Darril Gibson is a professional trainer specializing in certification and Microsoft technologies.

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