Microsft SQL Server 2008 R2, not a minor release rather there are lot of exciting enhancements with wide range of new capabilities engineered into SQL Server 2008 R2 creating positive impact on applications, ranging from improvements in operation to those in management. It is definitely not a minor release! So as to analyse and understand those new features here Microsoft came up with Free Ebook on “Introducing SQL Server 2008 R2” by Ross Mistry and Stacia Misner! Ebook contents are as:
Part I Database Administration
Chapter 1 Sql Server 2008 R2 Editions And Enhancements 3 Chapter 2 Multi-Server Administration 21 Chapter 3 Data-Tier Applications 41 Chapter 4 High Availability And Virtualization Enhancements 63 Chapter 5 Consolidation And Monitoring 85
Part II Business Intelligence Development Chapter 6 Scalable Data Warehousing 109 Chapter 7 Master Data Services 125 Chapter 8 Complex Event Processing With Streaminsight 145 Chapter 9 Reporting Services Enhancements 165 Chapter 10 Self-Service Analysis With Powerpivot 189
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