From the Back Cover
Get the tools to change the way you develop database applications
This step-by-step tutorial will show you how to create more productivemanagement applications and gain business intelligence from your SQLServer database environment. You'll learn the foundation objects of SQL and basic queries and joins. You'll then add objects to your database and use items that are important to the physical design. Next, you'll explore SQL Server scripting. By the end, you'll have gained the necessary skills to build a world-class database for your world-class application, using the full capabilities of SQL Server 2012.
Beginning Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Programming:
Explores the key concepts for developing SQL Server applications, including conditional action constructs, enhanced controls for results paging, application integration with SharePoint and Excel, and the development of Business Intelligence applications
Walks you through client-connectivity enhancements, security and compliance, and data warehouse performance improvements
Addresses essential topics including managing keys, writing scripts, and working with stored procedures
Shares helpful techniques for creating and changing tables, programming with XML, and using SQL Server Reporting and Integration Services
Join our Programmer to Programmer forums to ask and answer programming questions about this book, join discussions on the hottest topics in the industry, and connect with fellow programmers from around the world.
Take advantage of free code samples from this book, as well as code samples from hundreds of other books, all ready to use.
Find articles, ebooks, sample chapters and tables of contents for hundreds of books, and more reference resources on programming topics that matter to you.
Wrox Beginning guides are crafted to make learning programming languages and technologies easier than you think, providing a structured, tutorial format that guides you through all the techniques involved.
About the Author
Paul Atkinson works for Huron Healthcare as a BI Architect and Team Lead developing both traditional and real-time BI solutions. His training classes in high-performance TSQL programming are among the most popular course offerings available at Huron.
Robert Vieira is a Software Architect with Huron Consulting Group and is considered one of the leading authorities on Microsoft SQL Server. He speaks at conferences nationally and is well known for his unique tutorial approach in his teaching and writing.