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Improve your ability to develop, manage, and troubleshoot SQL Server solutions by learning how different components work "under the hood," and how they communicate with each other. The detailed knowledge helps in implementing and maintaining high-throughput databases critical to your business and its customers. You'll learn how to identify the root cause of each problem and understand how different design and implementation decisions affect performance of your systems.New in this second edition is coverage of SQL Server 2016 Internals, including In-Memory OLTP, columnstore enhancements, Operational Analytics support, Query Store, JSON, temporal tables, stretch databases, security features, and other improvements in the new SQL Server version. The knowledge also can be applied to Microsoft Azure SQL Databases that share the same code with SQL Server 2016. Pro SQL Server Internals is a book for developers and database administrators, and it covers multiple SQL Server versions starting with SQL Server 2005 and going all the way up to the recently released SQL Server 2016. The book provides a solid road map for understanding the depth and power of the SQL Server database server and teaches how to get the most from the platform and keep your databases running at the level needed to support your business. The book: * Provides detailed knowledge of new SQL Server 2016 features and enhancements * Includes revamped coverage of columnstore indexes and In-Memory OLTP * Covers indexing and transaction strategies * Shows how various database objects and technologies are implemented internally, and when they should or should not be used * Demonstrates how SQL Server executes queries and works with data and transaction log What You Will LearnDesign and develop database solutions with SQL Server.Troubleshoot design, concurrency, and performance issues.Choose the right database objects and technologies for the job.Reduce costs and improve availability and manageability.Design disaster recovery and high-availability strategies.Improve performance of OLTP and data warehouse systems through in-memory OLTP and Columnstore indexes.Who This Book Is ForDevelopers and database administrators who want to design, develop, and maintain systems in a way that gets the most from SQL Server. This book is an excellent choice for people who prefer to understand and fix the root cause of a problem rather than applying a 'band aid' to it.show more

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  • Paperback | 804 pages
  • 178 x 254 x 42.42mm | 1,569g
  • aPress
  • Berkley, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd ed.
  • 353 Illustrations, color; 138 Illustrations, black and white; XXXI, 804 p. 491 illus., 353 illus. in color.
  • 1484219635
  • 9781484219638
  • 433,768

About Dmitri Korotkevitch

Dmitri Korotkevitch is Microsoft SQL Server MVP and Microsoft Certified Master. He brings years of experience working with SQL Server as an Application and Database Developer, Database Administrator, and Database Architect. He specializes in design, development, and performance tuning of OLTP Systems working under heavy load. Dmitri regularly speaks at various Microsoft and SQL PASS events, and he provides SQL Server training to clients around the world.show more

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Improve your ability to develop, manage, and troubleshoot SQL Server solutions by learning how different components work under the hood, and how they communicate with each other. The detailed knowledge helps in implementing and maintaining high-throughput databases critical to your business and its customers. You ll learn how to identify the root cause of each problem and understand how different design and implementation decisions affect performance of your systems. New in this second edition is coverage of SQL Server 2016 Internals, including In-Memory OLTP, columnstore enhancements, Operational Analytics support, Query Store, JSON, temporal tables, stretch databases, security features, and other improvements in the new SQL Server version. The knowledge also can be applied to Microsoft Azure SQL Databases that share the same code with SQL Server 2016. Pro SQL Server Internals is a book for developers and database administrators, and it covers multiple SQL Server versions starting with SQL Server 2005 and going all the way up to the recently released SQL Server 2016. The book provides a solid road map for understanding the depth and power of the SQL Server database server and teaches how to get the most from the platform and keep your databases running at the level needed to support your business. The book: Provides detailed knowledge of new SQL Server 2016 features and enhancements Includes revamped coverage of columnstore indexes and In-Memory OLTP Covers indexing and transaction strategies Shows how various database objects and technologies are implemented internally, and when they should or should not be used Demonstrates how SQL Server executes queries and works with data and transaction log "show more

Table of contents

Part 1: Tables and Indexes1. Data Storage Internals2. Tables and Indexes3. Statistics 4. Special Indexing and Storage Features5. SQL Server 2016 Enhancements6. Index Fragmentation7. Designing and Tuning the IndexesPart 2: Other Things That Matter8. Constraints9. Triggers10. Views 11. Functions 12. XML and JSON13. Temporary Tables and TempDB14. CLR15. CLR Types 16. Data PartitioningPart 3: Locking, Blocking, and Concurrency17. Lock Types and Transaction Isolation Levels18. Troubleshooting Blocking Issues19. Deadlocks 20. Lock Escalations 21. Optimistic Isolation Levels 22. Application Locks 23. Schema Locks 24. Designing Transaction StrategiesPart 4: Query Life Cycle 25. Query Optimization and Execution26. Plan CachingPart 5: Practical Troubleshooting 27. System Troubleshooting28. Extended events29. Query StorePart 6: Inside the Transaction Log 30. Transaction Log Internals 31. Backup and Restore32. High Availability TechnologiesPart 7: In-Memory OLTP Engine33. Column-Based Storage and Batch Mode Execution34. Columnstore IndexesPart 8: In-Memory OLTP Engine35. In-Memory OLTP Internals36. Transaction Processing in In-Memory OLTP37. In-Memory OLTP Programmabilityshow more

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