SQL Server MVP Deep Dives, Volume 2
Kalen Delaney, Louis Davidson, Greg Low, Brad McGehee, Paul Nielsen, Paul Randal, and Kimberly Tripp
  • October 2011
  • ISBN 9781617290473
  • 688 pages
  • printed in black & white

SQL Server MVP Deep Dives, Volume 2 lets you learn from the best in the business—64 SQL Server MVPs offer completely new content in this second volume on topics ranging from testing and policy management to integration services, reporting, and performance optimization techniques...and more.

About the book

To become an MVP requires deep knowledge and impressive skill. Together, the 64 MVPs who wrote this book bring about 1,000 years of experience in SQL Server administration, development, training, and design. This incredible book captures their expertise and passion in 60 concise, hand-picked chapters.

SQL Server MVP Deep Dives, Volume 2 picks up where the first volume leaves off, with completely new content on topics ranging from testing and policy management to integration services, reporting, and performance optimization. The chapters fall into five parts: Architecture and Design, Database Administration, Database Development, Performance Tuning and Optimization, and Business Intelligence.

What's inside

  • Discovering servers with PowerShell
  • Using regular expressions in SSMS
  • Tuning the Transaction Log for OLTP
  • Optimizing SSIS for dimensional data
  • Real-time BI
  • Much more

About the reader

This unique book is your chance to learn from the best in the business. It offers valuable insights for readers of all levels.

About the authors

Written by 64 SQL Server MVPs, the chapters were selected and edited by Kalen Delaney and Section Editors Louis Davidson (Architecture and Design), Paul Randal and Kimberly Tripp (Database Administration), Paul Nielsen (Database Development), Brad McGehee (Performance Tuning and Optimization), and Greg Low (Business Intelligence).


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