SQL Server 2008 is the latest update to Microsoft's flagship database management system. This is the largest update since SQL Server 2005. SQL Server 2008 is a much more significant update than SQL Server 2005, because it brings increased ability to deliver data across more platforms, and thus many different types of devices. New functionality also allows for easy storage and retrieval of digitized images and video. These attributes address the recent explosion in the popularity of web-based video and server and desktop virtualization.
The Real MCTS SQL Server 2008 Exam 70-432 Prep Kit prepares readers for the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist exam: SQL Server 2008, Implementation and Maintenance.
This is The 'Real' Microsoft Exam Prep Kit, and provides the reader with independent and unbiased exam tips and warnings everything they need to know to ensure certification success.
Authored by Mark Horninger, a nationally recognized leader in SQL Server with over 50 Microsoft certifications to his credit; Mark knows what it takes to successfully navigate Microsoft exams.
Chapter 1: New Features in SQL 2008
Chapter 2: Installing SQL Server 2008
Chapter 3: Configuring SQL Server 2008
Chapter 4: Configuring Security
Chapter 5: Configuring Data Encryption
Chapter 6: Implementing High Availability
Chapter 7: Maintaining the Database
Chapter 8: ETL Techniques
Chapter 9: Replication
Chapter 10: Monitoring and Troubleshooting
Chapter 11: Creating HTTP Endpoints
Chapter 12: Service Broker
Chapter 13: Performance Tuning
Chapter 14: Implementing Objects
Über den Autor
Mark Horninger , A+, Net+, Security+, MCSE+I, MCSD, MCAD,MCDBA, MCTS, MCITP, MCPD is President and founder of Haverford Consultants Inc.( http://www.haverford-consultants.com/ ), located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, PA. He develops custom applications and system engineering solutions, specializing primarily in Microsoft operating systems and Microsoft BackOffice products. He is also an adjunct professor at Kaplan University in the Web department. He has over 15 years of computer consulting experience and has passed 50+ Microsoft Certified Exams. During his career Mark has worked on many extensive and diverse projects including database development, application development, training, embedded systems development and Windows NT and 200x project rollout planning and implementations. Mark lives with his wife Debbie and two children in Havertown, PA. He is the author of Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows XP Professional MCSE Windows 2000 Professional Study Guide and Designing SQL Server 2000 Databases for .NET Enterprise Servers.