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SQL Server 2005 Distilled by Eric L. Brown

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Preface

This book does not cover the entirety of SQL Server 2005. It doesn’t include any fancy sample applications or tons of code. This book is about features. It is about understanding what the major features of SQL Server 2005 are designed to do. I strove to include an architectural discussion, usage scenarios, and interesting information about using the technology. I offer some opinions about how I’d expect a customer to really use a technology, as opposed to the marketing approach to presenting the technology.

In keeping with the Distilled series idea, I present not all the features, but the majority of the features that are new and significantly revised. Furthermore, I do not attempt to drill into every nook and cranny of the newest and ...

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