Get your mission-critical databases up and running quickly with this essential, single-volume guide. This comprehensive administrator s reference details features and capabilities of SQL Server 2005 including how to implement business intelligence applications. It delivers the easy-to-follow procedures, practical workarounds, and key troubleshooting tactics you need for on-the-job-results. Discover how to: Perform an installation or upgrade, and configure it on the network Plan and configure the I/O subsystem and model system capacity Create and maintain databases, tables, views, and indexes Administer transactions, deadlocks, and isolation levels Manage users with logins, user IDs, schemas, permissions, and roles Implement failover clustering, log shipping, and database mirroring for high availability Manage and tune snapshot, transactional, and merge replication Administer SQL Server Analysis Services and Reporting Services Monitor, troubleshoot, and fine-tune performance Includes a CD with a fully searchable eBook.
Table of Contents
Part 1 - Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server 2005 What's New in Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Editions, Capacity Limits & Licensing Roles & Responsibilities of the Microsoft SQL Server DBA Part 2 - System Design & Architecture I/O Subsystem Planning & RAID Configuration 32-bit versus 64-bit Platforms and Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Capacity Planning Choosing a Storage System for Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Installing & Upgrading Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Configuring Microsoft SQL Server 2005 on the Network Part 3 - Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Administration Creating Databases & Database Snapshots Creating Tables & Views Creating Indexes for Performance Enforcing Data Integrity Backup Fundamentals Restoring Data User & Security Management Part 4 - Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Architecture & Features Transactions & Locking Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Memory Configuration Data Partitioning Part 5 - SQL Server 2005 Business Intelligence Replication Integration Services Analysis Services Reporting Services Notification Services & Service Broker Part 6 - High Availability Disaster Recovery Solutions Failover Clustering Installation & Configuration Log Shipping & Database Mirroring Part 7 - Performance Tuning & Troubleshooting Troubleshooting, Problem Solving, & Tuning Methodologies Database System Tuning Using Profiler, Management Studio & Database Engine Tuning Advisor Dynamic Management Views Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Scalability Options Tuning Queries using Hints and Plan Guides Glossary Index
Edward Whalen is an expert in database performance, administration, and backup recovery solutions. Burzin Patel is a Microsoft program manager focusing on SQL Server application integration and database management. Marcilina Garcia specializes in performance benchmarks, database design, and configuration. Stacia Misner, MCITP, MCTS, is a consultant and trainer specializing in Microsoft business intelligence solutions. She has more than 20 years of IT experience and has written several books on SQL Server, including Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services Step by Step. Stacia is also one of the first to earn the new SQL Server Analysis Services Maestro certification.Victor Isakov, MCTS, MCITP, is a certified trainer, author, and expert on SQL Server 2005.