||Exam Ref 70-761 Querying Data with Transact-SQL|
Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-761 - and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of SQL Server 2016 Transact-SQL data management, queries, and database programming. Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSA level.
Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: Filter, sort, join, aggregate, and modify data; Use subqueries, table expressions, grouping sets, and pivoting; Query temporal and non-relational data, and output XML or JSON; Create views, user-defined functions, and stored procedures; Implement error handling, transactions, data types, and nulls.
This Microsoft Exam Ref: Organizes its coverage by exam objectives; Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you; Assumes you have experience working with SQL Server as a database administrator, system engineer, or developer; Includes downloadable sample database a ...
||Exam Ref 70-762 Developing SQL Databases|
Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-762, Developing SQL Databases - and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of skills for building and implementing databases across organizations. Designed for database professionals who build and implement databases across organizations and who ensure high levels of data availability, Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSA level.
Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: Design and implement database objects; Implement programmability objects; Manage database concurrency; Optimize database objects and SQL infrastructure.
This Microsoft Exam Ref: Organizes its coverage by exam objectives; Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you; Assumes you have working knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Transact-SQL and relational databases.
Exam 70-762 focuses on skills and knowledge for building and implementing databases across organizations and ensuring high l ...
||Exam Ref 70-768 Developing SQL Data Models|
Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-768 - and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of Business Intelligence (BI) solutions development with SQL Server 2016 Analysis Services (SSAS), including modeling and queries. Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSA level.
Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: Design a multidimensional BI semantic model; Design a tabular BI semantic model; Develop queries using Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) and Data Analysis Expressions (DAX); Configure and maintain SSAS.
This Microsoft Exam Ref: Organizes its coverage by exam objectives; Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you; Assumes you are a database or BI professional with experience creating models, writing MDX or DAX queries, and using SSAS. ...
||PostgreSQL: Up and Running, 3rd Edition|
Thinking of migrating to PostgreSQL? This clear, fast-paced introduction helps you understand and use this open source database system. Not only will you learn about the enterprise class features in versions 9.5 to 10, you'll also discover that PostgeSQL is more than a database system - it's an impressive application platform as well.
With examples throughout, this book shows you how to achieve tasks that are difficult or impossible in other databases. This third edition covers new features, such as ANSI-SQL constructs found only in proprietary databases until now: foreign data wrapper (FDW) enhancements; new full text functions and operator syntax introduced in version 9.6; XML constructs new in version 10; query parallelization features introduced in 9.6 and enhanced in 10; built-in logical replication introduced in Version 10.e.
If you're a current PostgreSQL user, you'll pick up gems you may have missed before.
Learn basic administration tasks such as ...
||XML and JSON Recipes for SQL Server|
Quickly find solutions to dozens of common problems encountered while using XML and JSON features that are built into SQL Server. Content is presented in the popular problem-solution format. Look up the problem that you want to solve. Read the solution. Apply the solution directly in your own code. Problem solved!
This book shows how to take advantage of XML and JSON to share data and automate tasks. JSON is commonly used to move data back and forth between the database and front-end applications, often running in a browser. This book shows all you need to know about transforming query results into JSON format, and back again. Also covered are the processes and techniques for moving data into and out of XML format for business intelligence and other purposes, such as when transferring data from a reporting system into a data warehouse, or between different database brands such as between SQL Server and Oracle.
Microsoft intensively implements XML in SQL Serve ...
||Professional Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services and Mobile Reports|
Professional Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services and Mobile Reports provides a comprehensive lesson in business intelligence (BI), operational reporting and Reporting Services architecture using a clear, concise tutorial approach. You'll learn effective report solution design based upon many years of experience with successful report solutions. Improve your own reports with advanced, best-practice design, usability, query design, and filtering techniques. Expert guidance provides insight into common report types and explains where each could be made more efficient, while providing step-by step instruction on Microsoft SQL Server 2016. All changes to the 2016 release are covered in detail, including improvements to the Visual Studio Report Designer (SQL Server Data Tools) and Report Builder, Mobile Dashboard Designer, the new Report Portal Interface, HTML-5 Rendering, Power BI integration, Custom Parameters Pane, and more.
The Microsoft SQL Server ...
||Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft SQL Server T-SQL in 10 Minutes, 2nd Edition|
Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft SQL Server T-SQL in 10 Minutes offers straightforward, practical answers when you need fast results. By working through the book's 30 lessons of 10 minutes or less, you'll learn what you need to know to take advantage of Microsoft SQL Server's T-SQL language.
This handy pocket guide starts with simple data retrieval and moves on to more complex topics, including the use of joins, subqueries, full text-based searches, functions and stored procedures, cursors, triggers, table constraints, XML, JSON, and much more.
Learn how to: Use T-SQL in the Microsoft SQL Server environment; Construct complex T-SQL statements using multiple clauses and operators; Filter data so you get the information you need quickly; Retrieve, sort, and format database contents; Join two or more related tables; Make SQL Server work for you with globalization and localization; Create subqueries to pinpoint your data; Automate ...
Regardless of whether you run Linux, Windows, or MacOS, the book includes complete instructions to install all the software you need to set up a stable environment for learning, testing, and production.
||Exam Ref 70-765 Provisioning SQL Databases|
Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-765 - and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of provisioning SQL Server databases both on premise and in SQL Azure. Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSA level.
Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: Implement SQL in Azure; Manage databases and instances; Manage storage.
This Microsoft Exam Ref: Organizes its coverage by exam objectives; Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you; Assumes you have working knowledge of SQL Server administration and maintenance, as well as Azure skills. ...
||Exam Ref 70-764 Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure|
Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-764 - and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of skills for database administration. This exam is intended for database administrators charged with installation, maintenance, and configuration tasks. Their responsibilities also include setting up database systems, making sure those systems operate efficiently, and regularly storing, backing up, and securing data from unauthorized access.
Configure data access and auditing; Manage backup and restore of databases; Manage and monitor SQL Server instances; Manage high availability and disaster recovery; Organizes its coverage by exam objectives; Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you; Assumes you have working knowledge of database installation, configuration, and maintenance tasks. You should also have experience with setting up database systems, ensuring those systems operate efficiently, regularly storing and backing up data, and securing data from unauthorized access. ...
||Next Generation Databases: NoSQL, NewSQL, and Big Data|
This is a book for enterprise architects, database administrators, and developers who need to understand the latest developments in database technologies. It is the book to help you choose the correct database technology at a time when concepts such as Big Data, NoSQL and NewSQL are making what used to be an easy choice into a complex decision with significant implications.
The relational database (RDBMS) model completely dominated database technology for over 20 years. Today this "one size fits all" stability has been disrupted by a relatively recent explosion of new database technologies. These paradigm-busting technologies are powering the "Big Data" and "NoSQL" revolutions, as well as forcing fundamental changes in databases across the board.
Deciding to use a relational database was once truly a no-brainer, and the various commercial relational databases competed on price, performance, reliability, and ease of use rather than on fu ...