Click here to monitor SSC
SQLServerCentral is supported by Red Gate Software Ltd.
 
Log in  ::  Register  ::  Not logged in
 
 
 

A Contest from APress

By Press Release,

With the release of SQL Server 2005, everyone is interested in learning more about the product and sharpening their skills for the projects that are sure to come. This release of SQL Server truly changes the paradigm of how you will build applications and interact with SQL Server. It seems the more that the staff here learns about SQL Server 2005, the more we feel it's a great product, but one that requires some dedication.

Our daily Question of the Day is designed to help you learn and we're working on getting more SQL Server 2005 questions all the time. Apress has offered to sponsor the Wednesday edition of the QOD with both questions to test your knowledge and a contest. We'll give away two books each week from the great lineup of titles that will help you move forward with SQL Server 2005.

Here are a few of the books you can win!



Beginning SQL Server 2005 for Developers by Robin Dewson will increase your programming options, productivity, analysis, and database management. If you have some basic knowledge of relational databases and want to start a career as a developer using SQL Server, then this book is your ideal first step. It explains the core jobs and roles for developing a database in both SQL Server 2000 and 2005.



Pro SQL Server 2005 Database Design and Optimization by Louis Davidson, Kevin Kline, and Kurt Windisch will teach you effective strategies for designing proper databases. It covers everything from how to gather business requirements to logical data modeling and normalization. It then shows you how to implement your design on SQL Server 2005.

Or if you can't wait, Click here to buy Beginning SQL Server 2005 for Developers from Amazon.com or here for Pro SQL Server 2005 Database Design and Optimization

Total article views: 2439 | Views in the last 30 days: 2
 
Related Articles
ARTICLE

DBAs Need to Learn to Develop

SQL Server is growing as a platform and Steve Jones says that DBAs need to learn development skills....

BLOG

Database Design Guidelines For Developers

One of the developers that I work with asked me to write a “brief” (really brief) guide on database ...

FORUM

SQL Database Design

SQL Database Design

ARTICLE

Stairway to Database Design Level 5: Procedures

Joe Celko tackles the subject of the Stored Procedure and its place in database design. What he writ...

FORUM

Database design

Very Large database design

Tags
other    
sqlservercentral    
 
Contribute

Join the most active online SQL Server Community

SQL knowledge, delivered daily, free:

Email address:  

You make SSC a better place

As a member of SQLServerCentral, you get free access to loads of fresh content: thousands of articles and SQL scripts, a library of free eBooks, a weekly database news roundup, a great Q & A platform… And it’s our huge, buzzing community of SQL Server Professionals that makes it such a success.

Join us!

Steve Jones
Editor, SQLServerCentral.com

Already a member? Jump in:

Email address:   Password:   Remember me: Forgotten your password?
Steve Jones