Querying Microsoft SQL Server

I’ve been using SQL Server at work for a couple of years now, but I’m not a DBA; I mostly just run simple queries to test that data was loaded correctly by our ETL process. This year I’m leading a small group of coworkers who want to become more proficient in SQL Server, so we’re studying for the MCSA in SQL Server 2012.

CLR via C#

CLR via C# by Jeffrey Richter $34.48 at Amazon While I did notice when Microsoft introduced .NET and the CLR (Common Language Runtime), it wasn’t until 2011 that I first used them, when I had the opportunity to learn C#. At the time, I needed a working knowledge of the language – enough to do […]

Microsoft SQL Sever 2008- Implementation and Maintenance

Microsoft SQL Sever 2008- Implementation and Maintenance by Mike Hotek $69.99 from Microsoft Press Until recently, I’ve never done much with databases, but since my job now involves dealing with SQL databases I thought it was high time I learned! For this, I used three very different books: The Manga Guide to Databases for a […]