Microsoft Transact-SQL: the Definitive Guide

Author: Jeffrey Garbus

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449604021

Category: Computers

Page: 516

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According to industry studies, 70-80% of database performance problems are caused by poorly written transact-SQL code. Microsoft Transact-SQL: The Definitive Guide is a comprehensive guide to the T-SQL language written for the MS SQL Server 2008 developer having performance problems with SQL. The text includes case studies and examples demonstrating how to write or rewrite T-SQL source code. Some Topics covered include several ways of writing code for optimal performance and maintainability such as stored procedures versus dynamic SQL as well as subqueries versus joins; advanced SQL programming techniques including characteristic functions, common table expressions, refactoring, cubes, and dynamic queries; methods for identifying and fixing poorly written code including Profiler, DMVs, third-party tools, and reading query plans.

The Guru's Guide to Transact-SQL

Author: Ken Henderson

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 9780321630124

Category: Computers

Page: 592

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Since its introduction over a decade ago, the Microsoft SQL Server query language, Transact-SQL, has become increasingly popular and more powerful. The current version sports such advanced features as OLE Automation support, cross-platform querying facilities, and full-text search management. This book is the consummate guide to Microsoft Transact-SQL. From data type nuances to complex statistical computations to the bevy of undocumented features in the language, The Guru's Guide to Transact-SQL imparts the knowledge you need to become a virtuoso of the language as quickly as possible. In this book, you will find the information, explanations, and advice you need to master Transact-SQL and develop the best possible Transact-SQL code. Some 600 code examples not only illustrate important concepts and best practices, but also provide working Transact-SQL code that can be incorporated into your own real-world DBMS applications. Your journey begins with an introduction explaining language fundamentals such as database and table creation, inserting and updating data, queries, joins, data presentation, and managing transactions. Moving on to more advanced topics, the journey continues with in-depth coverage of: Transact-SQL performance tuning using tools such as Query Analyzer and Performance Monitor Nuances of the various T-SQL data types Complex statistical calculations such as medians, modes, and sliding aggregates Run, sequence, and series identification and interrogation Advanced Data Definition Language (DDL) and Data Management Language (DML) techniques Stored procedure and trigger best practices and coding methods Transaction management Optimal cursor use and caveats to look out for Full-text search Hierarchies and arrays Administrative Transact-SQL OLE Automation More than 100 undocumented commands and language features, including numerous unpublished DBCC command verbs, trace flags, stored procedures, and functions Comprehensive, written in understandable terms, and full of practical information and examples, The Guru's Guide to Transact-SQL is an indispensable reference for anyone working with this database development language. The accompanying CD-ROM includes the complete set of code examples found in the book as well as a SQL programming environment that will speed the development of your own top-notch Transact-SQL code.

Microsoft SQL Server 2000

A Guide to Enhancements and New Features

Author: Rahul Sharma

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 0201752832

Category: Computers

Page: 557

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Focusing primarily on the new features of SQL Server 2000, this informative overview draws on real-world examples and situations to demonstrate how to use the security features, replication, backup procedures, data warehousing, and optimization techniques of SQL 2000 and is accompaned by a companion CD-ROM that contains sample code, along with scripts and utilities for day-to-day DBA jobs. Original. (Intermediate)

Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft SQL Server T-SQL in 10 Minutes

Author: Ben Forta

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780768690002

Category: Computers

Page: 368

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Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft SQL Server T-SQL in 10 Minutes offers straightforward, practical answers when you need fast results. By working through 10-minute lessons, you’ll learn everything you need to know to take advantage of Microsoft SQL Server’s T-SQL language. This handy pocket guide starts with simple data retrieval and moves on to more complex topics, including the use of joins, subqueries, full text-based searches, functions and stored procedures, cursors, triggers, table constraints, XML, and much more. You’ll learn what you need to know methodically, systematically, and simply–in highly focused lessons designed to make you immediately and effortlessly productive. Tips point out shortcuts and solutions Cautions help you avoid common pitfalls Notes explain additional concepts, and provide additional information 10 minutes is all you need to learn how to… Use T-SQL in the Microsoft SQL Server environment Construct complex T-SQL statements using multiple clauses and operators Filter data so you get the information you need quickly Retrieve, sort, and format database contents Join two or more related tables Make SQL Server work for you with globalization and localization Create subqueries to pinpoint your data Automate your workload with triggers Create and alter database tables Work with views, stored procedures, and more Register your book at www.samspublishing.com/register to download examples and source code from this book.

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

Author: Dusan Petkovic

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781259641794

Category: Computers

Page: 896

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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

Transact-SQL Programming

Covers Microsoft SQL Server 6.5 /7.0 and Sybase Adaptive Server 11.5

Author: Kevin Kline,Lee Gould,Andrew Zanevsky

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 9781565924017

Category: Computers

Page: 807

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Provides detailed information about Transact-SQL programming and shows specific differences between the Microsoft and Sybase versions of the language.

Abfragen von Microsoft SQL Server 2012 - Original Microsoft Training für Examen 70-461

Praktisches Selbststudium und Prüfungsvorbereitung

Author: Itzik Ben-Gan,Dejan Sarka,Ron Talmage

Publisher: Microsoft Press Deutschland

ISBN: 3848301679

Category: Computers

Page: 700

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Erlernen Sie das Abfragen von Microsoft SQL Server 2012 und bereiten Sie sich gleichzeitig auf das Examen 70-461 vor. Das vorliegende Buch bietet Ihnen einen umfassenden Lehrbuchteil, mit dem Sie selbständig lernen und anhand praktischer Übungen die prüfungsrelevanten Fähigkeiten erwerben. Die anschließende Lernzielkontrolle ermöglicht Ihnen, anhand von Fragen und Antworten Ihre Kenntnisse zu überprüfen. Das Buch eignet sich auch als Nachschlagewerk für die tägliche Arbeit. Auf CD finden Sie eine Testprüfung mit 200 Fragen (englischsprachig). Verbessern Sie Ihre Kenntnisse und Ihre beruflichen Chancen mit diesem Original Microsoft Training.

The SQL Server 7.0 Handbook

A Guide to Microsoft Database Computing

Author: Ken England,Nigel Stanley

Publisher: Digital Press

ISBN: 9781555582012

Category: Computers

Page: 451

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This concise and authoritative handbook explains how to implement, administer, design and tune Microsoft's leading data base, and how to use it with other data management technologies and products.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 A Beginners Guide 5/E

Author: Dusan Petkovic

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071761594

Category: Computers

Page: 832

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Essential Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Skills Made Easy Get up and running on Microsoft SQL Server 2012 in no time with help from this thoroughly revised, practical resource. Filled with real-world examples and hands-on exercises, Microsoft SQL Server 2012: A Beginner's Guide, Fifth Edition starts by explaining fundamental relational database system concepts. Then, you'll learn how to write Transact-SQL statements, execute simple and complex database queries, handle system administration and security, and use the powerful analysis, business intelligence, and reporting tools. XML, spatial data, and full-text search are also covered in this step-by-step tutorial. Install, configure, and customize SQL Server 2012 Create and modify database objects with Transact SQL statements Write stored procedures and user-defined functions Handle backup and recovery Automate administrative tasks Tune your database system for optimal performance, availability, and reliability Implement security measures using authentication, encryption, and authorization Work with SQL Server Analysis Services, SQL Server Reporting Services, and other business intelligence tools Store, display, and query XML documents Manage spatial data Query documents using MS Full-Text Search (FTS)

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 High-Performance T-SQL Using Window Functions

Author: Itzik Ben-Gan

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0735672547

Category: Computers

Page: 244

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Apply powerful window functions in T-SQL—and increase the performance and speed of your queries Optimize your queries—and obtain simple and elegant solutions to a variety of problems—using window functions in Transact-SQL. Led by T-SQL expert Itzik Ben-Gan, you’ll learn how to apply calculations against sets of rows in a flexible, clear, and efficient manner. Ideal whether you’re a database administrator or developer, this practical guide demonstrates ways to use more than a dozen T-SQL querying solutions to address common business tasks. Discover how to: Go beyond traditional query approaches to express set calculations more efficiently Delve into ordered set functions such as rank, distribution, and offset Implement hypothetical set and inverse distribution functions in standard SQL Use strategies for improving sequencing, paging, filtering, and pivoting Increase query speed using partitioning, ordering, and coverage indexing Apply new optimization iterators such as Window Spool Handle common issues such as running totals, intervals, medians, and gaps

SQL in a Nutshell

A Desktop Quick Reference Guide

Author: Kevin Kline,Daniel Kline,Brand Hunt

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 9780596554255

Category: Computers

Page: 594

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For programmers, analysts, and database administrators, SQL in a Nutshell is the essential reference for the SQL language used in today's most popular database products. This new edition clearly documents every SQL command according to the latest ANSI standard, and details how those commands are implemented in Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Oracle 11g, and the MySQL 5.1 and PostgreSQL 8.3 open source database products. You'll also get a concise overview of the Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) model, and a clear-cut explanation of foundational RDBMS concepts -- all packed into a succinct, comprehensive, and easy-to-use format. This book provides: Background on the Relational Database Model, including current and previous SQL standards Fundamental concepts necessary for understanding relational databases and SQL commands An alphabetical command reference to SQL statements, according to the SQL2003 ANSI standard The implementation of each command by MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, and SQL Server An alphabetical reference of the ANSI SQL2003 functions, as well as the vendor implementations Platform-specific functions unique to each implementation Beginning where vendor documentation ends, SQL in a Nutshell distills the experiences of professional database administrators and developers who have used SQL variants to support complex enterprise applications. Whether SQL is new to you, or you've been using SQL since its earliest days, you'll get lots of new tips and techniques in this book.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 For Dummies

Author: Mike Chapple

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470486658

Category: Computers

Page: 408

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If you’re a database administrator, you know Microsoft SQL Server 2008 is revolutionizing database development. Get up to speed on SQL Server 2008, impress your boss, and improve your company’s data management — read Microsoft SQL Server 2008 For Dummies! SQL Server 2008 lets you build powerful databases and create database queries that give your organization the information it needs to excel. Microsoft SQL Server 2008 For Dummies helps you build the skills you need to set up, administer, and troubleshoot SQL Server 2008. You’ll be able to: Develop and maintain a SQL Server system Design databases with integrity and efficiency Turn data into information with SQL Server Reporting Services Organize query results, summarizing data with aggregate functions and formatting output Import large quantities of data with SSIS Keep your server running smoothly Protect data from prying eyes Develop and implement a disaster recovery plan Improve performance with database snapshots Automate SQL Server 2008 administration Microsoft SQL Server 2008 For Dummies is a great first step toward becoming a SQL Server 2008 pro!

Inside Microsoft SQL Server 2008 T-SQL Programming

T-SQL Programming

Author: Itzik Ben-Gan,Dejan Sarka,Roger Wolter,Greg Low,Ed Katibah,Isaac Kunen

Publisher: Microsoft Press

ISBN: 0735646473

Category: Computers

Page: 832

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Get a detailed look at the internal architecture of T-SQL with this comprehensive programming reference. Database developers and administrators get best practices, expert techniques, and code samples to master the intricacies of this programming language—solving complex problems with real-world solutions. Discover how to: Work with T-SQL and CLR user-defined functions, stored procedures, and triggers. Handle transactions, concurrency, and error handling. Efficiently use temporary objects, including temporary tables, table variables, and table expressions. Evaluate when to use set-based programming techniques and when to use cursors. Work with dynamic SQL in an efficient and secure manner. Treat date- and time-related data in a robust manner. Develop CLR user-defined types and learn about temporal support in the relational model. Use XML and XQuery and implement a dynamic schema solution. Work with spatial data using the new geometry and geography types and spatial indexes. Track access and changes to data using extended events, SQL Server Audit, change tracking, and change data capture. Use Service Broker for controlled asynchronous processing in database applications. All the book’s code samples will be available for download from the companion Web site.

Programming Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Author: Andrew Brust,Leonard G. Lobel

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0735675287

Category: Computers

Page: 816

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Your essential guide to key programming features in Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Take your database programming skills to a new level—and build customized applications using the developer tools introduced with SQL Server 2012. This hands-on reference shows you how to design, test, and deploy SQL Server databases through tutorials, practical examples, and code samples. If you’re an experienced SQL Server developer, this book is a must-read for learning how to design and build effective SQL Server 2012 applications. Discover how to: Build and deploy databases using the SQL Server Data Tools IDE Query and manipulate complex data with powerful Transact-SQL enhancements Integrate non-relational features, including native file streaming and geospatial data types Consume data with Microsoft ADO.NET, LINQ, and Entity Framework Deliver data using Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) Data Services and WCF RIA Services Move your database to the cloud with Windows Azure SQL Database Develop Windows Phone cloud applications using SQL Data Sync Use SQL Server BI components, including xVelocity in-memory technologies

100+ SQL Queries T-SQL for Microsoft SQL Server

Author: I.F.S. Harrison

Publisher: I.F.S. Harrison

ISBN: 1301502146

Category: Computers

Page: N.A

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Enhance Your Resume by Learning SQL. Did You Know? -Knowledge of SQL is an important skill to display on your resume. -With the growth of digital information, Database Administrator is one of the fastest growing careers. -SQL can be learned in hours and used for decades. Learn to script Transact SQL using Microsoft SQL Server. -Create tables and databases -select records -filter -sort -join tables -create views, stored procedures and more. Over 100 examples of SQL queries and statements along with images of results will help you learn T SQL. A special section included in this illustrated guide will help you test your skills and get ahead in the workplace. Now is the time to learn SQL. Click the 'buy button' and start scripting SQL TODAY!

Microsoft SQL Server 2000 DBA Survival Guide

Author: Mark Spenik,Orryn Sledge

Publisher: Sams Publishing

ISBN: 9780672324680

Category: Computers

Page: 1001

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Organized into several parts that comprise the various jobs and tasks the DBA performs, each chapter of this book is presented with the goal of providing knowledge and "know-how" to Database Administrators of a SQL Server database. The chapters also offer real-world insight and experience by passing on tips, tricks, and suggestions.

Learn Microsoft SQL Server Intuitively

Transact-SQL: The Solid Basics

Author: N.A

Publisher: Peter Lalovsky

ISBN: 099524510X

Category:

Page: 287

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Learn Microsoft® SQL Server® Intuitively is a complete, hands-on and practical guide to everything you will ever need to know about the basics of Microsoft® SQL Server® relational database management systems. From the basics, ideal for beginners with their own PC, to more complex ideas for big business, Learn Microsoft® SQL Server® Intuitively teaches you one step at a time, in an easy-to-follow and simple format, written in a language that you will understand. The wide ranging benefits and features of this book include: • A hands on approach • Fast and easy • Practical problem solving • Saves you time and money • Self-educating • Intuitive and visual • Tutorials and in-depth explanations • And much more... Learn Microsoft® SQL Server® Intuitively is the only book you will ever need to help you navigate these complex processes. Due to its unique visual approach you will find it easier than ever to completely understand the database programming and how it can work better for you. Get your copy of Learn Microsoft® SQL Server® Intuitively now and make the most out of your home PC or business.

Transact-SQL Cookbook

Author: Ales Spetic,Jonathan Gennick

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1565927567

Category: Computers

Page: 282

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This guide contains a wealth of solutions to problems that SQl Server programmers face. The recipes in the book range from those that show how to perform simple tasks to ones that are more complicated.