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SQL Server Fundamentals for the Accidental DBA
For power users, developers, IT pros, and anyone who manages SQL Server without formal DBA training.
Eric Johnson shows you how to perform every essential DBA task with SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server 2008, even if you’ve never had any DBA training. Learn at your own pace through realistic hands-on examples that walk you through every step!
SQL Server MVP and expert Eric Johnson is a database analyst who has spent many years working with Microsoft SQL Server. He is author of A Developer’s Guide to Data Modeling for SQL Server (Addison-Wesley, 2008) and the forthcoming Windows Essential Business Server 2008 Unleashed (Sams). Eric is currently the President of the Colorado Springs SQL Server Users Group.
“Are you an accidental DBA—out of the blue expected to run Microsoft SQL Server efficiently, reliably, and securely—when nobody ever taught you how? From installation to backup/restore, indexing to scheduling to memory management, expert Eric Johnson will give you all the personal, practical DBA training you’ll ever need!”
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Eric Johnson, MCSE, MCDBA, MCSD, a database analyst for a Fortune 500 company, has spent many years working with Microsoft SQL Server. Honored by Microsoft as a SQL Server MVP, he has taught many SQL Server training classes, and is the President of the Colorado Springs SQL Server Users Group.