Chapter 2. Administering and Configuring the Database Engine Settings

Although SQL Server 2012 is composed of numerous components, one component is often considered the foundation of the product. The Database Engine is the core service for storing, processing, and securing data for the most challenging data systems. Note that the Database Engine is also referred to as Database Engine Services. Likewise, it provides the foundation and fundamentals for the majority of the core database administration tasks. As a result of its important role in SQL Server 2012, it is no wonder that the Database Engine is designed to provide a scalable, fast, secure, and highly available platform for data access and other components. In addition, SQL Server 2012 ...

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