T SQL Querying

Author: Itzik Ben-Gan
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN: 9780133986624
Release Date: 2015-02-17
Genre: Computers

T-SQL insiders help you tackle your toughest queries and query-tuning problems Squeeze maximum performance and efficiency from every T-SQL query you write or tune. Four leading experts take an in-depth look at T-SQL’s internal architecture and offer advanced practical techniques for optimizing response time and resource usage. Emphasizing a correct understanding of the language and its foundations, the authors present unique solutions they have spent years developing and refining. All code and techniques are fully updated to reflect new T-SQL enhancements in Microsoft SQL Server 2014 and SQL Server 2012. Write faster, more efficient T-SQL code: Move from procedural programming to the language of sets and logic Master an efficient top-down tuning methodology Assess algorithmic complexity to predict performance Compare data aggregation techniques, including new grouping sets Efficiently perform data-analysis calculations Make the most of T-SQL’s optimized bulk import tools Avoid date/time pitfalls that lead to buggy, poorly performing code Create optimized BI statistical queries without additional software Use programmable objects to accelerate queries Unlock major performance improvements with In-Memory OLTP Master useful and elegant approaches to manipulating graphs About This Book For experienced T-SQL practitioners Includes coverage updated from Inside Microsoft SQL Server 2008 T-SQL Querying and Inside Microsoft SQL Server 2008 T-SQL Programming Valuable to developers, DBAs, BI professionals, and data scientists Covers many MCSE 70-464 and MCSA/MCSE 70-461 exam topics

Inside Microsoft SQL Server 2005

Author: Itzik Ben-Gan
Publisher:
ISBN: 0735623139
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Computers

Take a detailed look at the internal architecture of T-SQL--and unveil the power of set-based querying--with comprehensive reference and advice from the experts. Database developers and administrators get best practices, sample databases, and code to master the intricacies of the programming language--solving complex problems with real-world solutions. Discover how to: Understand logical and physical query processing Apply a methodology to optimize query tuning Solve relational division problems Use CTEs and ranking functions to simplify and optimize solutions Aggregate data with various techniques, including tiebreakers, pivoting, histograms, and grouping factors Use the TOP option in a query to modify data Query specialized data structures with recursive logic, materialized path, or nested sets solutions PLUS--Improve your logic and get to the heart of querying problems with logic puzzles Get code and database samples on the Web

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 High Performance T SQL Using Window Functions

Author: Itzik Ben-Gan
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780735672543
Release Date: 2012-04-15
Genre: Computers

Apply powerful window functions in T-SQL—and increase the performance and speed of your queries Optimize your queries—and obtain simple and elegant solutions to a variety of problems—using window functions in Transact-SQL. Led by T-SQL expert Itzik Ben-Gan, you’ll learn how to apply calculations against sets of rows in a flexible, clear, and efficient manner. Ideal whether you’re a database administrator or developer, this practical guide demonstrates ways to use more than a dozen T-SQL querying solutions to address common business tasks. Discover how to: Go beyond traditional query approaches to express set calculations more efficiently Delve into ordered set functions such as rank, distribution, and offset Implement hypothetical set and inverse distribution functions in standard SQL Use strategies for improving sequencing, paging, filtering, and pivoting Increase query speed using partitioning, ordering, and coverage indexing Apply new optimization iterators such as Window Spool Handle common issues such as running totals, intervals, medians, and gaps

Inside Microsoft SQL Server 2008 T SQL Querying

Author: Itzik Ben-Gan
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN: 9780735638303
Release Date: 2009-03-25
Genre: Computers

Tackle the toughest set-based querying and query tuning problems—guided by an author team with in-depth, inside knowledge of T-SQL. Deepen your understanding of architecture and internals—and gain practical approaches and advanced techniques to optimize your code’s performance. Discover how to: Move from procedural programming to the language of sets and logic Optimize query tuning with a top-down methodology Assess algorithmic complexity to predict performance Compare data-aggregation techniques, including new grouping sets Manage data modification—insert, delete, update, merge—for performance Write more efficient queries against partitioned tables Work with graphs, trees, hierarchies, and recursive queries Plus—Use pure-logic puzzles to sharpen your problem-solving skills

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 T SQL Fundamentals

Author: Itzik Ben-Gan
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN: 9780735638129
Release Date: 2008-10-22
Genre: Computers

Master the foundations of T-SQL with the right balance of conceptual and practical content. Get hands-on guidance—including exercises and code samples—that show you how to develop code to query and modify data. You’ll gain a solid understanding of the T-SQL language and good programming practices, and learn to write more efficient and powerful queries. Discover how to: Apply T-SQL fundamentals, create tables, and define data integrity Understand logical query processing Query multiple tables using joins and subqueries Simplify code and improve maintainability with table expressions Explore pivoting techniques and how to handle grouping sets Write code that modifies data Isolate inconsistent data and address deadlock and blocking scenarios

Inside Microsoft SQL ServerTM 2005 T SQL Querying

Author: Itzik Ben-Gan
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9780735637153
Release Date: 2009-11-30
Genre: Computers

Take a detailed look at the internal architecture of T-SQL—and unveil the power of set-based querying—with comprehensive reference and advice from the experts. Database developers and administrators get best practices, sample databases, and code to master the intricacies of the programming language—solving complex problems with real-world solutions. Discover how to: Understand logical and physical query processing Apply a methodology to optimize query tuning Solve relational division problems Use CTEs and ranking functions to simplify and optimize solutions Aggregate data with various techniques, including tiebreakers, pivoting, histograms, and grouping factors Use the TOP option in a query to modify data Query specialized data structures with recursive logic, materialized path, or nested sets solutions PLUS—Improve your logic and get to the heart of querying problems with logic puzzles Get code and database samples on the Web

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 T SQL Fundamentals

Author: Itzik Ben-Gan
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780735673953
Release Date: 2012-07-15
Genre: Computers

Gain a solid understanding of T-SQL—and write better queries Master the fundamentals of Transact-SQL—and develop your own code for querying and modifying data in Microsoft SQL Server 2012. Led by a SQL Server expert, you’ll learn the concepts behind T-SQL querying and programming, and then apply your knowledge with exercises in each chapter. Once you understand the logic behind T-SQL, you’ll quickly learn how to write effective code—whether you’re a programmer or database administrator. Discover how to: Work with programming practices unique to T-SQL Create database tables and define data integrity Query multiple tables using joins and subqueries Simplify code and improve maintainability with table expressions Implement insert, update, delete, and merge data modification strategies Tackle advanced techniques such as window functions, pivoting and grouping sets Control data consistency using isolation levels, and mitigate deadlocks and blocking Take T-SQL to the next level with programmable objects

Exam Ref 70 761 Querying Data with Transact SQL

Author: Itzik Ben-Gan
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN: 9781509304356
Release Date: 2017-04-04
Genre: Computers

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

Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Developer Reference

Author: Paolo Pialorsi
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780735671058
Release Date: 2013-05-15
Genre: Computers

Design and develop great solutions using SharePoint 2013 Develop your business collaboration solutions quickly and effectively with the rich set of tools, classes, libraries, and controls available in Microsoft SharePoint 2013. With this practical reference, enterprise-development expert Paolo Pialorsi shows you how to extend and customize the SharePoint environment—and helps you sharpen your development skills. Ideal for ASP.NET developers with Microsoft .NET and C# knowledge. Discover how to: Create custom SharePoint apps and publish them in the Office Store Orchestrate your workflows with the new Workflow Manager 1.0 Access and manage your SharePoint data with the REST APIs Federate SharePoint with Windows Azure Access Control Services Customize your SharePoint 2013 UI for a better user experience Gain a thorough understanding of authentication and authorization

Beginning T SQL with Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and 2008

Author: Paul Turley
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470440490
Release Date: 2011-01-06
Genre: Computers

If you've not programmed with Transact-SQL, this book is for you.It begins with an overview of SQL Server query operations and tools used with T-SQL, and covers both the 2005 and 2008 releases of SQL Server query tools and the query editor. The book then moves to show you how to design and build applications of increasing complexity. Other important tasks covered include full text indexing, optimizing query performance, and application design and security considerations. The companion website also provides all of the code examples from the book.

Programming Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Author: Andrew Brust
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780735675285
Release Date: 2012-07-15
Genre: Computers

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

Pro T SQL Programmer s Guide

Author: Jay Natarajan
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781484201459
Release Date: 2015-03-02
Genre: Computers

Pro T–SQL Programmer’s Guide is your guide to making the best use of the powerful, Transact-SQL programming language that is built into Microsoft SQL Server's database engine. This edition is updated to cover the new, in-memory features that are part of SQL Server 2014. Discussing new and existing features, the book takes you on an expert guided tour of Transact–SQL functionality. Fully functioning examples and downloadable source code bring technically accurate and engaging treatment of Transact–SQL into your own hands. Step–by–step explanations ensure clarity, and an advocacy of best–practices will steer you down the road to success. Transact–SQL is the language developers and DBAs use to interact with SQL Server. It’s used for everything from querying data, to writing stored procedures, to managing the database. Support for in-memory stored procedures running queries against in-memory tables is new in the language and gets coverage in this edition. Also covered are must-know features such as window functions and data paging that help in writing fast-performing database queries. Developers and DBAs alike can benefit from the expressive power of T-SQL, and Pro T-SQL Programmer's Guide is your roadmap to success in applying this increasingly important database language to everyday business and technical tasks. Covers the newly-introduced, in-memory database features Shares the best practices used by experienced professionals Goes deeply into the subject matter − an advanced book for the serious reader

Beginner SQL Programming Using Microsoft SQL Server 2016

Author: Kalman Toth M.A. M.PHIL.
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1535311762
Release Date: 2016-07-16
Genre:

Advance your career with SQL Server 2016 T-SQL programming. When you will learn this book, you will also know SQL Server 2005/2008/2012/2014 since the book has frequent version references. Develop your own Transact-SQL code for querying, modifying, managing & administering data in Microsoft SQL Server 2016. You will learn data management both through visual interface and writing T-SQL scripts, stored procedures, user-defined functions & triggers.Contents at a GlanceSQL Server 2016 New Features CHAPTER 1: SQL Server Sample & System Databases CHAPTER 2: Installing SQL Server 2016 CHAPTER 3: Structure of the SELECT Statement CHAPTER 4: SQL Server Management Studio CHAPTER 5: New Programming Features in SS 2012 & 2014 CHAPTER 6: JOINing Tables with INNER & OUTER JOINs CHAPTER 7: Basic SELECT Statement Syntax & Examples CHAPTER 8: Subqueries in SELECT Statements CHAPTER 9: SELECT INTO Table Creation & Population CHAPTER 10: Modify Data - INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE & MERGE CHAPTER 11: The Magic of Transact-SQL Programming CHAPTER 12: Exporting & Importing Data APPENDIX A: Job Interview Questions APPENDIX B: Job Interview Answers INDEX for Beginner SQL Programming Using Microsoft SQL Server 2016 392

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 The Complete Reference

Author: Jeffrey Shapiro
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780072261523
Release Date: 2006-11-17
Genre: Computers

SQL Server 2005 is Microsoft's next-generation data management and analysis software designed to deliver increased scalability, availability, and security to enterprise data and analytical applications while making them easier to create, deploy, and manage. Filled with practical solutions and real-world examples, this resource includes full details on: Enterprise data management capabilities, including security and clustering Powerful developer tools -- T-SQL, .NET CLR, XML, ADO.NET 2.0 Business Intelligence features, such as Integration Services, data warehousing, and reports

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Internals

Author: Kalen Delaney
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN: 9780735638228
Release Date: 2009-03-11
Genre: Computers

Delve inside the core SQL Server engine—and put that knowledge to work—with guidance from a team of well-known internals experts. Whether database developer, architect, or administrator, you’ll gain the deep knowledge you need to exploit key architectural changes—and capture the product’s full potential. Discover how SQL Server works behind the scenes, including: What happens internally when SQL Server builds, expands, shrinks, and moves databases How to use event tracking—from triggers to the Extended Events Engine Why the right indexes can drastically reduce your query execution time How to transcend normal row-size limits with new storage capabilities How the Query Optimizer operates Multiple techniques for troubleshooting problematic query plans When to force SQL Server to reuse a cached query plan—or create a new one What SQL Server checks internally when running DBCC How to choose among five isolation levels and two concurrency models when working with multiple concurrent users