By William R. Stanek
Published by Microsoft Press (http://oreilly.com/catalog/9780735627383)
From the author and series editor of the immensely popular ADMINISTRATOR'S POCKET CONSULTANT series from Microsoft Press®-this pocket-size guide delivers fast, accurate answers on the spot for IT professionals.
Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 Administrator's Pocket Consultant, 2nd Edition is the ideal concise, immediate reference you'll want with you at all times as you deal with Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 and SQL Server® 2008 R2 administration. Whether you handle administration for 50 users or 5000, this hands-on, fast answers guide focuses on what you need to do to get the job done quickly. With extensive easy-to-read tables, lists, and step-by-step instructions, it's the portable, readable guide that you consistently save you time and minimize system downtime by giving you the right information right now.
Get fast facts to:
* Plan, deploy, and configure SQL Server® 2008 R2
* Administer server and surface security, access, and network configuration
* Import, export, transform, and replicate data
* Use SQL Server® Management Studio for core administrative tasks
* Manipulate schemas, tables, indexes, and views
* Automate maintenance and implement policy-based management
* Monitor server activity and tune performance
* Manage log shipping and database mirroring
* Perform backups and recovery
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