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Tips, tricks, and workarounds for effectively administering SQL Server
This comprehensive guide teaches you the skills needed to successfully administer SQL Server 2012. You'll learn how to handle the most difficult admin issues including change management, security, performance tuning, monitoring, and backups. And you'll also discover how to master the latest features of the 2012 release, including client connectivity enhancements, cloud computing, data replication, and business intelligence. This detailed instruction by leading experts will help you improve the efficiency, scalability, and performance of your SQL Server environment so you can do more in much less time.
Professional Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Administration:
Examines settings and configuration items that improve SQL Server performance
Shows how to implement strategies for effective indexing for your database
Takes you through the setup, configuration, and testing of a cluster
Outlines the options in SQL Server for backups and recoveries, and provides recommendations to make the most of these features
Covers what you need to know about how SharePoint® 2010 integrates with SQL Server
Introduces SQL Server Azure and gets you up and running on this exciting new cloud platform
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About the Author
is the President of Pragmatic Works Consulting, a Director for the Professional Association of SQL Server (PASS), SQL Server MVP, and a well-known speaker, author, and executive mentor.
Steven Wort has been working with SQL Server since 1993. He joined Microsoft in 2000, and now works in the SQL Server Appliance Engineering Team leading the engineering work for the Microsoft Database Consolidation Appliance.
Ross LoForte is a Microsoft SQL technology expert with 20+ years of experience developing and implementing solutions for Microsoft's largest customers. He works for the Microsoft Technology Center in Chicago and is active with the Professional Association for SQL Server.
Brian Knight is the founder of Pragmatic Works and co-founder of SQLServerCentral.com and JumpstartTV.com.