By Don Jones


Learn SQL Server management in a Month of Lunches is the correct option to start with SQL Server operations, together with upkeep, backup and restoration, excessive availability, and function tracking. In approximately an hour an afternoon over a month, you are going to research precisely what you are able to do, and what you should not contact. most significantly, you are going to research the day by day initiatives and methods you must hold SQL Server buzzing alongside smoothly.

Purchase of the print e-book encompasses a unfastened e-book in PDF, Kindle, and ePub codecs from Manning Publications.

About the Book

Microsoft SQL Server is utilized by thousands of companies, ranging in measurement from Fortune 500s to small retailers world wide. even if you are simply getting begun as a DBA, helping a SQL Server-driven program, or you have been drafted by means of your place of work because the SQL Server admin, you don't want a thousand-page booklet to wake up and running.

Learn SQL Server management in a Month of Lunches is the correct strategy to start with SQL Server. This concise, easy-to-read e-book skips educational introductions and teaches you day by day concepts for upkeep, backup and restoration, functionality tracking, and extra. all the 21 brief classes grants useful takeaways you are going to use over and over.

What's Inside

  • Master the basics—indexes, logins, backup, restoration ... and more
  • Learn what you could and can't do whilst aiding a third-party application
  • Monitor and enhance performance
  • Written through professional coach and bestselling writer Don Jones
  • Accessible to readers of any point of expertise, the e-book covers recommendations for all models of SQLServer 2005-2014.

About the Author

Don Jones is a Microsoft MVP, speaker, and coach. he's the author of the Month of Lunches sequence and writer of over 50 books on PowerShell, IIS, energetic listing, SCCM, SQL Server, and more.

Table of Contents

  1. Before you begin
  2. Server evaluate and configuration
  3. T-SQL crash course
  4. Managing databases
  5. Backup and recovery
  6. Authentication: who're you?
  7. Authorization: what are you allowed to do?
  8. Accounting: what did you do?
  9. Analyzing indexes
  10. Maintaining indexes
  11. Tuning index designs
  12. Reading question execution plans
  13. Block and impasse analysis
  14. Automating administration with SQL Server Agent
  15. Multiserver management
  16. Windows PowerShell and SQL Server
  17. Using prolonged Events
  18. Monitoring and examining performance
  19. Options for prime availability
  20. Virtualizing SQL Server
  21. Moving, migrating, and upgrading databases
  22. SQL Server functionality checklist
  23. Never the end

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