This book teaches both novice and experienced databaseadministrators how to leverage all of the features of SQL Server todeliver solid, reliable performance. All features and techniquesare illustrated with real-world examples and step-by-stepinstructions.
After a quick overview of SQL Server management tools anddatabase components, you'll walk through system installation andconfiguration, configuring and managing network communications, andautomating administration tasks. You'll gain insight into businesscontinuity strategies, performance monitoring, and optimization.The authors also cover the complete suite of Business Intelligencetools, including SQL Server Integration Services, ReportingServices, Analysis Services, and Service Broker.
With this book, you'll develop the skills required tosuccessfully administer a SQL Server 2008 database, regardless ofyour experience level.
What you will learn from this book
How to monitor performance using various tools andtechniques
Strategies for optimizing your database
Ways to ensure high availability
How to begin using SQL Server as a BI platform
How to configure and use BI components, including SQL ServerReporting Services
How the Service Broker is used
Who this book is for
This book is for beginning to intermediate SQL Server databaseadministrators who want to learn about managing a SQL Serverenvironment.
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