Best practices for administering SQL Server 2014, from Microsoft MVPs
This comprehensive guide teaches the skills needed to successfully administer SQL Server, including change management, security, performance tuning, monitoring, and backups. Written by the leading authorities on Microsoft SQL Server, this book will help you master the latest features of the 2014 release, including greater integration of cloud and on–premises management using SQL Server Management Studio, enhanced performance optimization, new cardinality estimator, and new features for AlwaysOn availability groups. This comprehensive guide will help you improve the efficiency, scalability, and performance of the SQL Server environment so more can be done in less time.
Professional Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Administration:
- Provides an overview of SQL Azure and new features for AlwaysOn availability groups
- Explains In–Memory OLTP and buffer pool extensions for SSDs and performance optimizations for 2014
- Details the new cardinality estimator (Query Optimizer) in SQL 2014
- Discusses the separation of duties and important regulatory requirements for security roles
- Provides real–world case examples and solutions
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CHAPTER 1: SQL SERVER 2014 ARCHITECTURE 1
CHAPTER 2: INSTALLING SQL SERVER 2014 BEST PRACTICES 23
CHAPTER 3: UPGRADING SQL SERVER 2014 BEST PRACTICES 57
CHAPTER 4: MANAGING AND TROUBLESHOOTING THE DATABASE ENGINE 79
CHAPTER 5: AUTOMATING SQL SERVER 113
CHAPTER 6: SERVICE BROKER IN SQL SERVER 2014 155
CHAPTER 7: SQL SERVER CLR INTEGRATION 185
CHAPTER 8: SECURING THE DATABASE INSTANCE 199
CHAPTER 9: IN–MEMORY OLTP 215
CHAPTER 10: CONFIGURING THE SERVER FOR OPTIMAL PERFORMANCE 247
CHAPTER 11: OPTIMIZING SQL SERVER 2014 281
CHAPTER 12: MONITORING YOUR SQL SERVER 325
CHAPTER 13: PERFORMANCE TUNING T–SQL 391
CHAPTER 14: INDEXING YOUR DATABASE 425
CHAPTER 15: REPLICATION 449
CHAPTER 16: CLUSTERING SQL SERVER 2014 491
CHAPTER 17: BACKUP AND RECOVERY 535
CHAPTER 18: SQL SERVER 2014 LOG SHIPPING 593
CHAPTER 19: DATABASE MIRRORING 629
CHAPTER 20: INTEGRATION SERVICES ADMINISTRATION AND PERFORMANCE TUNING 667
CHAPTER 21: ANALYSIS SERVICES ADMINISTRATION AND PERFORMANCE TUNING 701
CHAPTER 22: SQL SERVER REPORTING SERVICES ADMINISTRATION 725
CHAPTER 23: SQL SERVER 2014 SHAREPOINT 2013 INTEGRATION 763
CHAPTER 24: SQL DATABASE ADMINISTRATION AND CONFIGURATION 789
CHAPTER 25: ALWAYSON AVAILABILITY GROUPS 813
Adam Jorgensen is the President of Pragmatic Works and the Executive Vice President of PASS with more than 15 years experience.
Bradley Ball is a MCITP 2005, 2008, and 2012 MCSE DBA with more than a decade of experience who is currently the Data Platform Management Lead with Pragmatic Works specializing in Data Platform solutions.
Steven Wort has been working with SQL Server since 1993, who joined Microsoft in 2000, and now works as an Architect in the CRM Service Engineering team.
Ross LoForte is a Technology Architect at the Microsoft Technology Center Chicago focused on Microsoft SQL Server solutions, with more than 20 years of business development, project management, and SQL experience.
Brian Knight is the founder of Pragmatic Works and co–founder of SQLServerCentral.com and JumpStartTV.com
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