SQL Server 2008 Transact-SQL Recipes

  • 14h 39m
  • Joseph Sack
  • Apress
  • 2008

SQL Server 2008 Transact–SQL Recipes: A Problem–Solution Approach is an example–based guide to the Transact–SQL language that is at the core of SQL Server 2008. Learn to create databases, insert and update data, generate reports, secure your data, and more. Author Joseph Sack takes common Transact–SQL tasks and breaks them down into a problem/solution format that is quick and easy to read so that you can get the job done fast when the pressure is on.

  • Focused on solutions: Look up what you need to do. Learn how to do it. Do it.
  • Current: Newly updated for SQL Server 2008.
  • Comprehensive: Covers 30 different Transact–SQL problem domains.

What you’ll learn

  • Create databases, tables, and indexes.
  • Query and manipulate data.
  • Store and manage XML inside the database.
  • Move business logic into the database.
  • Encrypt data and capture changes for compliance purposes.
  • Implement Full–Text Search.
  • Interface with Service Broker.
  • And more!

Who is this book for?

Developers who use Microsoft SQL Server 2008 as their back–end database. Database administrators who create, manage, and secure those databases.

About the Author

JOSEPH SACK is a dedicated support engineer in the Microsoft Premier Field Engineering organization and has worked with SQL Server since 1997. He is the author of SQL Server 2005 T-SQL Recipes (Apress, 2005) and SQL Server 2000 Fast Answers for DBAs and Developers (Apress, 2005). He coauthored Pro SQL Server 2005 (Apress, 2005) and Beginning SQL Server 2000 DBA: From Novice to Professional (Apress, 2004). Joseph graduated with an associate's degree in arts from Bard College at Simon's Rock and earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Minnesota.

In this Book

  • Perform, Capture, and Track Data Modifications
  • Transactions, Locking, Blocking, and Deadlocking
  • Tables
  • Indexes
  • Full-Text Search
  • Views
  • SQL Server Functions
  • Conditional Processing, Control-of-Flow, and Cursors
  • Stored Procedures
  • User-Defined Functions and Types
  • Triggers
  • CLR Integration
  • XML, Hierarchies, and Spatial Data
  • Hints
  • Error Handling
  • Principals
  • Securables, Permissions, and Auditing
  • Encryption
  • Service Broker
  • Configuring and Viewing SQL Server Options
  • Creating and Configuring Databases
  • Database Integrity and Optimization
  • Maintaining Database Objects and Object Dependencies
  • Database Mirroring
  • Database Snapshots
  • Linked Servers and Distributed Queries
  • Query Performance Tuning
  • Backup and Recovery