Author: Joel Murach
Publisher: Mike Murach & Associates
Release Date: 2016-06-29
If you're an application developer, or you're training to be one, this 2016 edition of Murach's classic SQL Server book is made for you. To start, it presents the SQL statements that you need to retrieve and update the data in a database. These are the SQL statements that you'll use every day. Then, it shows you how to design a database, how to implement that design, and how to work with database features like views, scripts, stored procedures, functions, triggers, transactions, security, XML data, BLOB data with FILESTREAM storage, and the CLR integration feature. The result? You'll be able to create database applications that are thoroughly professional. You'll be familiar with the DBA-related issues that let you work far more effectively than most of your colleagues. And you'll have a handy reference at your side to answer questions and handle new challenges as they come up.
Author: Robert Vieira
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2011-01-31
This comprehensive introduction to SQL Server begins with an overview of database design basics and the SQL query language along with an in-depth look at SQL Server itself Progresses on to a clear explanation of how to implement fundamental concepts with the new 2008 version of SQL Server Discusses creating and changing tables, managing keys, writing scripts, working with stored procedures, programming with XML, using SQL Server Reporting and Integration Services, and more Features updated and new material, including new examples using Microsoft's AdventureWorks sample database
Provides an introduction to SQL and relational databases, explains how to write SQL queries, discusses database design and implementation using SQL DDL statements or the Enterprise Manager, and covers advanced SQL skills.
Author: Christian Bolton
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2010-06-22
A hands-on resource for SQL Server 2008 troubleshooting methods and tools SQL Server administrators need to ensure that SQL Server remains running 24/7. Authored by leading SQL Server experts and MVPs, this book provides in-depth coverage of best practices based on a deep understanding of the internals of both SQL Server and the Windows operating system. You'll get a thorough look at the SQL Server database architecture and internals as well as Windows OS internals so that you can approach troubleshooting with a solid grasp of the total processing environment. Armed with this comprehensive understanding, readers will then learn how to use a suite of tools for troubleshooting performance problems whether they originate on the database server or operating system side. Topics Covered: SQL Server Architecture Understanding Memory SQL Server Waits and Extended Events Working with Storage CPU and Query Processing Locking and Latches Knowing Tempdb Defining Your Approach To Troubleshooting Viewing Server Performance with PerfMon and the PAL Tool Tracing SQL Server with SQL Trace and Profiler Consolidating Data Collection with SQLDiag and the PerfStats Script Introducing RML Utilities for Stress Testing and Trace File Analysis Bringing It All Together with SQL Nexus Using Management Studio Reports and the Performance Dashboard Using SQL Server Management Data Warehouse Shortcuts to Efficient Data Collection and Quick Analysis Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
Author: Joel Murach
Publisher: Mike Murach & Associates Incorporated
Release Date: 2006-01
Learn to master all the skills using ASP.NET's powerful features and to handle databases like a pro. The first chapters get off to a fast start with instruction on building multi-page applications. This book is designed for C# developers who want to learn how to develop professional web applications with Microsoft's ASP.NET 2.0.
Portable and precise, this pocket-sized guide delivers ready answers for the day-to-day administration of SQL Server. Zero in on core support and maintenance tasks using quick-reference tables, instructions, and lists. You’ll get the focused information you need to save time and get the job done—whether at your desk or in the field! Get fast facts to: Manage SQL Server services and clients Configure, manage, and tune servers Implement policy-based management Administer security and access Monitor server activity and tune performance Automate maintenance Perform backups and recovery
Your hands-on, step-by-step guide to building applications with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Teach yourself the programming fundamentals of SQL Server 2012—one step at a time. Ideal for beginning SQL Server database administrators and developers, this tutorial provides clear guidance and practical, learn-by-doing exercises for building database solutions that solve real-world business problems. Discover how to: Install and work with core components and tools Create tables and index structures Manipulate and retrieve data Secure, manage, back up, and recover databases Apply techniques for building high-performing applications Use clustering, database mirroring, and log shipping
Author: Henry H. Liu
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2011-11-22
A data-driven, fact-based, quantitative text on Oracleperformance and scalability With database concepts and theories clearly explained inOracle's context, readers quickly learn how to fully leverageOracle's performance and scalability capabilities at every stage ofdesigning and developing an Oracle-based enterprise application.The book is based on the author's more than ten years of experienceworking with Oracle, and is filled with dependable, tested, andproven performance optimization techniques. Oracle Database Performance and Scalability is dividedinto four parts that enable readers to progressively learn andapply new skills: Part 1, Getting Started with Oracle, describes how to set up aworking Oracle environment, offering a quick tour to illustratemajor database concepts Part 2, Oracle Architecture from Performance and ScalabilityPerspectives, explains all the major database concepts andarchitectural features that readers need to know to optimize Oracleperformance and scalability Part 3, Optimizing Oracle Performance and Scalability, offershands-on instructions to optimize and fine-tune performance andscalability for all database applications Part 4, Case Studies: Oracle Meeting Real-World Performance andScalability Challenges, sets forth quantitative case studies basedon the author's first-hand experience that demonstrate how readerscan apply proven techniques to dramatically improve the performanceand scalability of actual database products In addition to case studies, this book offers a detailed secureonline banking application as an example, making it possible forreaders to fully explore Oracle's performance and scalabilityfeatures on their own. Oracle Database Performance andScalability is an ideal text for pre-conditioning collegestudents and training software developers.
Your essential guide to key programming features in Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Take your database programming skills to a new level—and build customized applications using the developer tools introduced with SQL Server 2012. This hands-on reference shows you how to design, test, and deploy SQL Server databases through tutorials, practical examples, and code samples. If you’re an experienced SQL Server developer, this book is a must-read for learning how to design and build effective SQL Server 2012 applications. Discover how to: Build and deploy databases using the SQL Server Data Tools IDE Query and manipulate complex data with powerful Transact-SQL enhancements Integrate non-relational features, including native file streaming and geospatial data types Consume data with Microsoft ADO.NET, LINQ, and Entity Framework Deliver data using Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) Data Services and WCF RIA Services Move your database to the cloud with Windows Azure SQL Database Develop Windows Phone cloud applications using SQL Data Sync Use SQL Server BI components, including xVelocity in-memory technologies
Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-761–and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of SQL Server 2016 Transact-SQL data management, queries, and database programming. Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSA level. Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: • Filter, sort, join, aggregate, and modify data • Use subqueries, table expressions, grouping sets, and pivoting • Query temporal and non-relational data, and output XML or JSON • Create views, user-defined functions, and stored procedures • Implement error handling, transactions, data types, and nulls This Microsoft Exam Ref: • Organizes its coverage by exam objectives • Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you • Assumes you have experience working with SQL Server as a database administrator, system engineer, or developer • Includes downloadable sample database and code for SQL Server 2016 SP1 (or later) and Azure SQL Database Querying Data with Transact-SQL About the Exam Exam 70-761 focuses on the skills and knowledge necessary to manage and query data and to program databases with Transact-SQL in SQL Server 2016. About Microsoft Certification Passing this exam earns you credit toward a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification that demonstrates your mastery of essential skills for building and implementing on-premises and cloud-based databases across organizations. Exam 70-762 (Developing SQL Databases) is also required for MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Development certification. See full details at: microsoft.com/learning
This book lets you master C++ 2008 as quickly and easily as possible by using all the time- and work-saving features of Visual Studio 2008. That's true whether you are a Java developer who wants to learn C++, a C# or Visual Basic developer who wants to master another .NET language, a C++ developer who wants to move into .NET, or a programming novice who's starting from scratch. When you are done, you will know how to use C++ 2008 to create bullet-proof applications like the best professionals do. You will know how to develop object-oriented applications using business classes, inheritance, polymorphism, interfaces, and generics the way they are used in the real world. You will know how to compile, run, and enhance legacy C and native C++ code on the .NET platform. You will be prepared to learn more about native C++ if you should ever need to do that. And you will have another set of skills that will make you more valuable on the job. To ensure mastery, this book presents 12 complete, real-world applications that demonstrate best programming practices. And all of the information is presented in the distinctive Murach "paired-pages" style that allows for self-paced training and reference.
This book gets you off to a fast start by showing you how to use Visual Studio 2015, C# 6.0, and the .NET 4.6 classes to develop Windows Forms applications. Next, it shows you the best techniques for developing object-oriented applications. Then, it shows you how to handle data a must in business development using data sources, ADO.NET code, and the Entity Framework for database data and LINQ for data structures like arrays and collections. Along the way, it gives you the core C# and Visual Studio skills that you need to develop any C# application whether for Windows, the web, or mobile devices. In short, No other core C# book teaches you so much, so fast, or so thoroughly.