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April 22, 2010

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Administrator's Pocket Consultant, Second Edition--New from Microsoft Press

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Sebastopol, CA—Written by William Stanek, author and series editor of the immensely popular Administrator's Pocket Consultant series from Microsoft Press®, this pocket-size guide delivers fast, accurate answers on the spot for IT professionals.

Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 Administrator's Pocket Consultant, 2nd Edition (Microsoft Press, $44.99 USD) is the ideal concise, immediate reference you'll want with you at all times as you deal with Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 and SQL Server® 2008 R2 administration. Whether you handle administration for 50 users or 5000, this hands-on, fast answers guide focuses on what you need to do to get the job done quickly. With extensive easy-to-read tables, lists, and step-by-step instructions, it's the portable, readable guide that you consistently save you time and minimize system downtime by giving you the right information right now.

Get fast facts to:

  • Plan, deploy, and configure SQL Server® 2008 R2
  • Administer server and surface security, access, and network configuration
  • Import, export, transform, and replicate data
  • Use SQL Server® Management Studio for core administrative tasks
  • Manipulate schemas, tables, indexes, and views
  • Automate maintenance and implement policy-based management
  • Monitor server activity and tune performance
  • Manage log shipping and database mirroring
  • Perform backups and recovery

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William Stanek is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional with more than 20 years of experience in systems management and advanced programming. He is an award-winning author who's written more than 100 books, including Windows Server 2008 Inside Out. He is series editor for the Administrator's Pocket Consultant line of books.

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Administrator's Pocket Consultant
William Stanek
ISBN: 9780735627383, 736 pages,
Book Price: $44.99 USD, Ebook Price: $35.99 USD
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