SQL Server Fundamentals for the Accidental DBA (Video Training)

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SQL Server Fundamentals for the Accidental DBA

Eric Johnson

For power users, developers, IT pros, and anyone who manages SQL Server without formal DBA training.

Eric Johnson shows you how to perform every essential DBA task with SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server 2008, even if you’ve never had any DBA training. Learn at your own pace through realistic hands-on examples that walk you through every step!

SQL Server MVP and expert Eric Johnson is a database analyst who has spent many years working with Microsoft SQL Server. He is author of A Developer’s Guide to Data Modeling for SQL Server(Addison-Wesley, 2008) and the forthcoming Windows Essential Business Server 2008 Unleashed(Sams). Eric is currently the President of the Colorado Springs SQL Server Users Group.

“Are you an accidental DBA–out of the blue expected to run Microsoft SQL Server efficiently, reliably, and securely–when nobody ever taught you how? From installation to backup/restore, indexing to scheduling to memory management, expert Eric Johnson will give you all the personal, practical DBA training you’ll ever need!”

Looking for a better way to master today’s rapidly changing technologies? Want expert help, but don’t have the time or energy to read a book? Can’t find classroom training worth the money? Discover LiveLessons: self-paced, personal video instruction from the world’s leading technology experts.

  • LiveLessons are video courses, on DVD with a book supplement, that are organized into bite-sized, self-contained sessions–you’ll learn key skills in as little as fifteen minutes!

  • Each lesson begins with well-defined learning objectives and ends with comprehensive summaries, which help you track your progress.

  • Follow along as your trainer shows how to perform all the critical tasks needed to manage either SQL Server 2005 or SQL Server 2008

  • Eric Johnson, MCSE, MCDBA, MCSD, a database analyst for a Fortune 500 company, has spent many years working with Microsoft SQL Server. Honored by Microsoft as a SQL Server MVP, he has taught many SQL Server training classes, and is  the President of the Colorado Springs SQL Server Users Group.

    System Requirements

  • Operating System: Windows 98, 2000, XP, or Vista; Mac OS X; versions of Linux with the Flash 8 Player or later.

  • Multimedia: DVD drive, an 800x600 or higher display, and a sound card with speakers.

  • Computer: 500MHz or higher, 128MB RAM or higher.

  • $69.99 USA / $83.99 CANADA

    SQL Server

    Table of contents

    1. LiveLessons Introduction
      1. LiveLessons Introduction
    2. Section 1: SQL Server Overview
      1. Learning Objectives
      2. 1: Understanding SQL Server
      3. 2: Common Uses of SQL Server
    3. Section 2: SQL Server Tools
      1. Learning Objectives
      2. 3: SQL Server Management Studio
      3. 4: SQL Server Configuration Manager
      4. 5: SQL Server Profiler
      5. 6: Business Intelligence Development Studio
    4. Section 3: Relational Database Basics
      1. Learning Objectives
      2. 7: Understanding Tables
      3. 8: Understanding Relationships
    5. Section 4: Understanding SQL Server Databases
      1. Learning Objectives
      2. 9: Database Files
      3. 10: The Transaction Log
      4. 11: Understanding System Databases
    6. Section 5: Server Configuration
      1. Learning Objectives
      2. 12: Processor Settings
      3. 13: Memory Settings
    7. Section 6: Backing Up SQL Server Databases
      1. Learning Objectives
      2. 14: Backing Up Databases
      3. 15: Scheduling Backups
    8. Section 7: Restoring SQL Server Databases
      1. Learning Objectives
      2. 16: Restoring Databases
      3. 17: Restoring System Databases
    9. Section 8: SQL Server Security
      1. Learning Objectives
      2. 18: Managing Logins
      3. 19: Database Users
      4. 20: Database Roles
      5. 21: Ownership Chaining
    10. Section 9: Transact-SQL Basics
      1. Learning Objectives
      2. 22: Data Manipulation Language
      3. 23: Data Definition Language
    11. Section 10: Advanced Programmability
      1. Learning Objectives
      2. 24: Stored Procedures
      3. 25: Functions
      4. 26: Views
      5. 27: Triggers
      6. 28: CLR Integration
    12. Section 11: Indexing
      1. Learning Objectives
      2. 29: Indexing Overview
      3. 30: Working with Indexes
      4. 31: Included Columns
    13. Section 12: Application Security
      1. Learning Objectives
      2. 32: Application Security
      3. 33: Abstraction Layers

    Product information

    • Title: SQL Server Fundamentals for the Accidental DBA (Video Training)
    • Author(s):
    • Release date: December 2008
    • Publisher(s): Addison-Wesley Professional
    • ISBN: 9780321601421