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
This ebook can be downloaded directly from Microsoft free of cost in PDF and XPS both format.