Pro SQL Server 2012 Administration

Pro SQL Server 2012 Administration

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Pro SQL Server 2012 Administration is a one-stop source for all the knowledge you'll need to professionally manage a database under Microsoft SQL Server 2012. SQL Server administration is a complex field requiring an unusually broad and well-rounded skill set. A good database administrator must be part system administrator, part database design expert, and part SQL tuning optimization guru. Above all, he or she must be capable of restoring a damaged database at any time. Database administration requires excellent people skills for dealing with management and clients, and solid technical skills for dealing with the hardware and the software. Pro SQL Server 2012 Administration addresses all aspects of database administration, regardless of the size of the implementation. Install SQL Server 2012 and create new database environments. Develop a sound backup strategy for your database. Perform recovery as needed, which many consider to be job #1. Authors Ken Simmons and Sylvester Carstarphen also help you automate your work through the use of policy-based management. Performance optimization gets good coverage, so that you can render assistance when developers need help with problem queries. Rare among database and other technical books is solid guidance on the people side of the equation. Success as a database administrator comes from working well with others, becoming involved in the community, and building the right combination of technical knowledge and people skills to solve problems and get things done professionally and amicably. Simmons and Carstarphen pay special attention to these aspects of the job in this new edition of their comprehensive book on SQL Server administration. Helps you manage a SQL Server 2012 database at professional level Covers the gamut of database administration skills Provides guidance on performance optimization What youa€™ll learn Install SQL Server 2012 and create new databases Implement backup a recovery strategies to protect your database, and your job Diagnose and resolve query performance problems Apply policy-based management for consistency across all databases in an organization Turn every interaction with a client, manager or executive into a stepping-stone towards career success Who this book is for Pro SQL Server 2012 Administration is aimed at junior and seasoned database administrators who are looking to develop their knowledge and skill set in Microsoft SQL Server 2012. Readers should already have some exposure to databases in general, or to SQL Server in specific. Table of Contents What's New? Pre-Install Considerations Choosing a High-Availability Solution Installing and Upgrading Post Installation Multi-Server Administration Security Administering Database Objects Indexing for Performance Managing Backups Restore and Recovery Strategies Automating Routine Maintenance Monitoring Your Server Auditing Extended Events Interface Managing Query Performance Secrets to Excelling as a Professional DBA What's Next?... 334 jobs ActiveX scripts, 342 _ Analysis Services tasks, 31L Database Mail cleanup, 342 _ Database Maintenance c;ategory, 339 DBA ... 340 New Job Schedule dialog box, 344 New Iob Step dialog boxAdvanced page, 342a€”43 Numba€”Step dialog box General page, ... Fnigetiauditifili 401 login auditing, 401 server audia#39;gpecification choice, 389 server-1aamp;1 action groups, 391a€”392 syntax, 391 testing, anbsp;...

Title:Pro SQL Server 2012 Administration
Author:Ken Simmons, Sylvester Carstarphen
Publisher:Apress - 2012-05-15


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