This section contains links to the topics considered most useful for each SQL Server 2008 SQL Server Database Engine user role: architect, developer, administrator, and information worker.
Contains links to the topics considered most useful in understanding how to use the different versions of the Database Engine to meet all the levels of data storage across an enterprise.
Contains links to developer concepts and reference material for languages, object models, and APIs used to develop databases and data-driven applications and Web sites.
Contains links to those topics considered most useful for the maintenance and optimization of instances of the Database Engine.
Contains links to topics about understanding database designs, connecting to instances of the SQL Server Database Engine, and querying the data in the databases.
Contains links to topics that quickly familiarize a developer with concepts important for developing applications related to full-text search.
Contains links to topics that quickly familiarize a database administrator with the tasks of maintenance and optimization related to full-text search.