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Download Free Ebook from Microsoft : Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2

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Microsoft press has released a free downloadable ebook entitled ” Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 ” by Ross Mistry and Stacia Misner!. This ebook consist of 10 chapters with 216 pages.

It covers many of the new features of MS SQL Server 2008 R2 along with information around upgrading, consolidation and monitoring and business intelligence maintenance.

If you study or deal with MS SQL server, this ebook will be very useful for reference and keep yourself uptodate.

Topics which are covered –

PART I – Database Administration

CHAPTER 1 SQL Server 2008 R2 Editions and Enhancements
CHAPTER 2 Multi-Server Administration
CHAPTER 3 Data-Tier Applications
CHAPTER 4 High Availability and Virtualization Enhancements
CHAPTER 5 Consolidation and Monitoring

PART II – Business Intelligence Development

CHAPTER 6 Scalable Data Warehousing
CHAPTER 7 Master Data Services
CHAPTER 8 Complex Event Processing with StreamInsight
CHAPTER 9 Reporting Services Enhancements
CHAPTER 10 Self-Service Analysis with PowerPivot

Direct download and no registration required.

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@RossMistry and @StaciaMisner
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