Beginning Sql Server 2008 For Developers: From Novice To Professional

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Wiley India Pvt. Limited, 2008 - Client/server computing - 496 pages
Author and developer Robin Dewson will show you the way from beginner to SQL Server 2008 professional. Learn to install SQL Server 2008 and navigate around Management Studio before getting right to the heart of mastering fundamental SQL Server 2008 tasks: creating tables, storing data, securing data, and retrieving it again. Dewson ensures you'll be fully prepared to use all the basics and create a solid foundation for your own projects.Learn to use Transact SQL, a full blown procedural language that is built right into the database system. Transact SQL is the key to unlocking everything that SQL Server 2008 has to offer. Using Transact SQL, you can write centrally encapsulated business logic through the use of stored procedures, automatically trigger processing through the use of triggers, and manipulate data within the server without having to move data back and forth across the network.Finally, you'll learn a bit about SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services, a powerful tool that allows enterprise reporting. Reporting Services enables you to develop and serve reports across your organization and even to business partners outside your company. Reporting Services also gives end users the ability to create their own reports, helping them transform business data into valuable, usable information to guide their day to day decisions.

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