Bits and Pieces

Whew! We’ve certainly traveled a few roads together. We’ve taken a very basic—and poor—database structure and transformed it into a robust, well-defined database that could be used as the basis of any contact-based system you care to develop. Now that the database is out of the way, there are a few other things SQL Server offers worth taking a look at. This will be a bit brief, but you can use the overview as a springboard to find out about the things that sound interesting. Okay, let’s roll!


A lot of the things we’ve done throughout this book have required administrator-level permissions—creating a database, ...

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