Microsoft SQL Server 2016: A Beginner's Guide, Sixth Edition

Microsoft SQL Server 2016: A Beginner's Guide, Sixth Edition

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Up-to-date Microsoft SQL Server 2016 skills made easy!Get up and running on Microsoft SQL Server 2016 in no time with help from this thoroughly revised, practical resource. The book offers thorough coverage of SQL management and development and features full details on the newest business intelligence, reporting, and security features.

Filled with new real-world examples and hands-on exercises, Microsoft SQL Server 2016: A Beginner's Guide, Sixth Edition, starts by explaining fundamental relational database system concepts. From there, you will learn how to write Transact-SQL statements, execute simple and complex database queries, handle system administration and security, and use the powerful analysis and BI tools. XML, spatial data, and full-text search are also covered in this step-by-step tutorial.

* Revised from the ground up to cover the latest version of SQL Server

* Ideal both as a self-study guide and a classroom textbook

* Written by a prominent professor and best-selling author
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Product details

  • Paperback | 896 pages
  • 185 x 236 x 46mm | 1,311g
  • OH, United States
  • English
  • 6th edition
  • 100 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1259641791
  • 9781259641794
  • 460,890

Table of contents

Part 1: Basic Concepts
Chapter 1: Relational Database Systems: An Introduction
Chapter 2: Planning the Installation and Installing SQL Server
Chapter 3: SQL Server Management Studio

Part 2: Transact-SQL Language
Chapter 4: SQL Components
Chapter 5: Data Definition Language
Chapter 6: Queries
Chapter 7: Modification of a Table's Contents
Chapter 8: Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functions
Chapter 9: System Catalog
Chapter 10: Indices
Chapter 11: Views
Chapter 12: Security System of the Database Engine
Chapter 13: Concurrency Control
Chapter 14: Triggers

Part 3: System Administration
Chapter 15: System Environment of the Database Engine
Chapter 16: Backup, Recovery and System Availability
Chapter 17: Automating System Administration
Chapter 18: Data Replication
Chapter 19: Query Optimizer
Chapter 20: Performance Tuning
Chapter 21: In-Memory OLTP

Part 4: SQL Server and Business Intelligence
Chapter 22: Business Intelligence: An Introduction
Chapter 23: SQL Server Analysis Services
Chapter 24: Business Intelligence and Transact-SQL
Chapter 25: SQL Server Reporting Services
Chapter 26: Optimizing Techniques for Data Warehousing
Chapter 27: Columnstore Indices

Part 5: Beyond Relational Data
Chapter 28: XML and JSON Support
Chapter 29: Spatial and Temporal Data
Chapter 30: SQL Server Full-Text Search
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About Dusan Petkovic

Dusan Petkovic (Germany) is a professor in the Department of Computer Science at the Polytechnic in Rosenheim, Germany. He frequently contributes to SQL Server Magazine and has published 8 other computer books in Germany for Addison Wesley and McGraw-Hill.
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