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Professional Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 Administration by Steven Wort, Ross LoForte, Wayne Snyder, Ketan Patel, Brian Knight

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Acknowledgments

As always, I must thank my wife and best friend for supporting me for the past 10 years of marriage. I've been fortunate to have found a woman who doesn't fall asleep immediately when copyediting my technical writing. Thanks to my three children, Colton, Liam, and Camille, for allowing their daddy to be distracted sometimes with this book when they wanted to play. Thanks also to all the wonderful co-authors, who truly made this book possible. Once again, I must thank the Pepsi-Cola Company for inventing Mountain Dew, which drove the late night writing. — Brian Knight

I would like to thank my parents, Thakorbhai and Induben, for their unwavering and selfless support and inspiration in my life, and my wife, Sweety, for her invaluable support and understanding. I would like to acknowledge Brian Knight, the lead author, for providing me with a great opportunity to co-author this book. I would also like to acknowledge Sara Shlaer, the development editor, and John Mueller, technical editor — without them this book would not exist or contain the level of depth that it has. Last but not the least, I want to thank B. J. Moore and Jim Walch, both general managers at Microsoft, for their invaluable support and encouragement. — Ketan Patel

Thank-you to my loving wife, Vickie, whose generosity and support make my life better each day. — Wayne Snyder

I'd like to thank my wife, Anna, and my daughter, Jennifer, for their support while writing this book. Additionally, I'd like ...

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