It is really truer than ever that this is not an individual effort. The Packt team worked with me the whole time, so a really big thanks goes to them, especially Sai, Kedar, Apoorva, Madhuri, and many more. I cannot forget to mention Dhwani from the Packt team, as she is the one who presented the idea of this book to me. Seriously, I wouldn't have been able to author this book alone, so thanks should go to Mr. Bihag Thaker, as well, as he agreed to co-author this book with me and has worked even harder on it than I have myself.

I am really honored to have Satya, Michael, and Maria as the technical reviewers for this book. They are all well-known personalities in the world of SQL Server.

Apart from the team that worked on this book, ...

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