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Event Review: SQL Server 2005 Technical Overview (Session ITPROSQL-01)

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Session Outline

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 is the next version of the successful SQL Server product family. This new edition offers a number of enhancements to provide a product for today's environment. This session looks at the key areas that concern IT professionals. We look at various security enhancements, including the authentication changes and the granularity of permissions that the product allows. We look at availability and the changes to improve service availability and replication of data. We also cover the improvements in the manageability of the product.

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Microsoft Press Books

Third-Party Books

  • SQL Server 2005 Distilled

    Summary: SQL Server 2005 Distilled offers realistic insight into every significant aspect of SQL Server 2005: its new features, architecture, administrative tools, security model, data management capabilities, development environment, and much more.

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 A Beginner's Guide

    Summary: This bestselling beginner's guide gets users up and running on SQL Server 2005. The book covers database concepts, and discusses key topics for new users including the SQL Server Workbench, T-SQL, automated administration tasks, security, and analysis.
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  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 The Complete Reference

    Summary: Filled with practical solutions and real-world examples, this resource includes full details on: Enterprise data management capabilities, including security and clustering Powerful developer tools -- T-SQL, .NET CLR, XML, ADO.NET 2.0 Business Intelligence features, such as Integration Services, data warehousing, and reports

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services 2005

    Summary: With coverage of everything from installation to administration, the book demonstrates how to use this powerful server-based reporting solution to improve business decision-making and facilitate company-wide -- even worldwide -- communication.
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